Lawrence Tesler, Inventor of 'Cut, Copy, and Paste', Dies at 74

Bronx-born Lawrence "Larry" Tesler died this week at age 74, according to Xerox, where he spent part of his career. The cut and paste command was reportedly inspired by old time editing that involved actually cutting portions of printed text...

Lawrence Tesler, Inventor of 'Cut, Copy, and Paste', Dies at 74
Bronx-born Lawrence "Larry" Tesler died this week at age 74, according to Xerox, where he spent part of his career. The cut and paste command was reportedly inspired by old time editing that involved actually cutting portions of printed text and affixing them elsewhere with adhesive.