People Interact

Blog about people-centered design by Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas.

William Moggridge, Laptop Pioneer Dies at 69

William Moggridge, British industrial designer, designer of the first laptop and founder of successful design firm IDEO passed on Saturday of cancer.

Moggridge is credited with designing the first portable computer which was sold to the American military in 1979.

Moggridge has written two books, Designing Interactions, published in 2006 and Designing Media, published in 2010.


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