Founder of the lab that created the modern PC, the graphic user interface, and other innovations, Goldman passed away Tuesday from congestive heart failure, says The New York Times.
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.
Steve Hoover, the CEO of PARC, talks with Rafe Needleman about the history of the famous lab, how to encourage innovation in a country or a company, and what it's like to compete with Google for engineers.
The CEO of PARC talks with Rafe Needleman about the history of the famous lab, how to encourage innovation in a country or a company, and what it's like to compete with Google for engineers.
This story initially misstated the status of Oracle as a customer. It is a current customer.
Founded in 1970, the former Xerox PARC was spun off as a wholly owned division of the printing giant in 2002. On Thursday, the R&D powerhouse that invented laser printing, Ethernet networking, and the GUI celebrated its four decades of innovation.
Come along as we delve into the halls and labs of PARC, a West Coast center of research and development.
This story incorrectly stated the PARC's association with the development of the mouse and the graphical user interface. Both were invented at Stanford Research Institute.
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The next generation of Apple computers was already under way in 1979 when a visit to Xerox PARC changed Steve Jobs -- and Apple -- forever.