When Steve Jobs visited PARC (video)

Hear about Steve Jobs' long-ago trips to Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center, including the one in which he eyed the company's GUI prototype--which ended up on Mac OS.

At a Churchill Club event in San Jose, Calif., former PARC engineer Larry Tesler talks about Steve Jobs' trips to Xerox's PARC, including the one where Jobs eyed the company's graphical user interface prototype, which ended up making it into the Mac OS. Tesler decided to leave Xerox soon after and started working at Apple.

See also: The story behind Apple's NeXT OS in 1996 (video)

This story originally appeared at ZDNet's Between the Lines under the headline "PARC scientist recalls Jobs' famous Xerox visits (video)."

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Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet, SmartPlanet, and CNET. She is based in San Francisco.

 

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