We hate 2020!

Just when we thought 2020 couldn't get any worse! We were about to re-open after many months of being closed but then disaster struck when a mains water pipe burst and flooded much of the ground floor of the museum.
Sadly re-opening has now been postponed. Read More >>>

Please Donate Via Just GivingNo visitors, no workshops, no events, no school visits... no income. We know that things are tough for everyone right now, but if you can afford to help us through these tough times please donate what you can.

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Bill English

Bill English

William (Bill) English is a computer engineer who made important contributions to the development of the computer mouse whilst working for Douglas Engelbart at SRI International's Augmentation Research Center.
 
In 1971 he left SRI and took a position at Xerox Parc, where he managed the Office Systems Research Group. Whilst working at Xerox PARC, Bill developed the mouse ball, replacing the original set of wheels.
 
In 1989 he left Xerox Parc to work for Sun Microsystems.
 
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