The Secretly Canadian History of the Computer Trackball

The evolution of the trackball, which is more than an upside-down mouse. It’s the Royal Canadian Navy’s greatest gift to modern-day computing. Really.

This piece is adapted from a recent piece of Tedium: The Dull Side of the Internet. Here’s the original version.

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Ernie Smith

Ernie Smith

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