James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Doug Engelbart, inventor of computer mouse, dies at 88

Doug Engelbart, a visionary who invented the computer mouse and developed other technology that has transformed the way people work, play and communicate, died late Tuesday. He was 88. The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., where Engelbart had been a fellow since 2005, said Wednesday that it was notified of the death in an email from his daughter and biographer, Christina. SRI International, where Engelbart used to work, also confirmed his death. The cause of his death wasn't announced by either organization. Attempts to contact Engelbart's surviving family weren't immediately successful. http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2013/07/03/doug-engelbart-inventor-computer-mouse-dies-at-88/?intcmp=obnetwork