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Reflecting on the evolution of the computer mouse

Reflecting on the evolution of the computer mouse

On hearing the news of the recent passing of Douglas Englebart, the inventor of the computer mouse, we at team Glidden took a look back at the evolution of mouse form and function.  The concept of the computer mouse was first patented in 1970 by Douglas Englebart. It quite simply involved two rolling wheels housed in a wooden box, and a single clickable button. Englebart nicknamed his... Read More

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Glidden feature in PPA Scotland exhibition: 100+ Years of Scottish Magazine Publishing

Glidden feature in PPA Scotland exhibition: 100+ Years of Scottish Magazine Publishing

Last week Team Glidden were invited to attend the Professional Publishers' Association (PPA) of Scotland’s exhibition, celebrating 100+ years of magazine publishing in Scotland, and showcase our work as part of this landmark event. The National Museum of Scotland served as a dramatic back-drop to the event, which began with a drinks reception and opening address by Alan Ramsay, Chairman,... Read More

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World Book Night 2013 releases 500,000 books into the wild!

World Book Night 2013 releases 500,000 books into the wild!

A surprising and heartwarming moment on the number 11 bus in Edinburgh today, when this little gem was spotted sitting on top of the usual Metro detritus. The Post-it note reads "Please pick me up, Take me home. Read me & pass me on, Thanks : ) I'M FREE!"A little research on reaching the Team Glidden studio revealed that it is part of World Book Night 2013, when 20,000 volunteers will hand... Read More

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