Long before optical mice became popular, there was this wooden contraption. It was built by Douglas Engelbart in 1964, and consisted of two gear-wheels positioned perpendicular to each other — allowing movement on one axis. Click here for more pictures.

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Long before optical mice became popular, there was this wooden contraption. It was built by Douglas Engelbart in 1964, and consisted of two gear-wheels positioned perpendicular to each other — allowing movement on one axis. Click here for more pictures.

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