Linked by fran on Tue 11th Sep 2012 19:26 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Bill Moggridge, the London-born industrial designer credited with creating the first laptop computer,died on Saturday aged 69 after a battle with cancer. Moggridge is best known as the creator of the GRiD Compass, a device which introduced many of the design traits used in modern laptops, including the hinged case, the flat display and the low-profile keyboard. Moggridge said that when he tested the device prototype in 1981, it was the first time he had used a computer."
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JAlexoid
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2009-05-19

I crunch numbers by beating them with my new T430s.
Can you spell "light tank"?

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Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

In sense of indestructible yet relatively easy to carry around ?

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