BCB could very well owe its friendships to this guy

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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BCB could very well owe its friendships to this guy

Postby sloopjohnc » 16 Apr 2017, 19:03

Robert Taylor, instrumental in developing the PC and the Internet at Palo Alto's SRI and Xerox's PARC campus.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/14/tech ... .html?_r=0
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Postby Jumper K » 16 Apr 2017, 19:04

Shoot the fucker

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Postby clive gash » 16 Apr 2017, 19:11

You'd think he'd keep something like that quiet.
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Postby Charlie O. » 16 Apr 2017, 19:21

That's a hell of a life right there.
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Postby sloopjohnc » 17 Apr 2017, 00:07

Jumper K wrote:Shoot the fucker


:lol:

I take it you're not sending flowers?
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Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 17 Apr 2017, 11:53

I want a Xerox Alto!
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Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 17 Apr 2017, 11:59

...and this sounds good:

At NASA, as the newly elected Kennedy administration was putting the nation on a path to the moon, Mr. Taylor became a friend and protégé of J. C. R. Licklider, a psychologist and computer scientist who had written a pioneering paper titled “Man-Computer Symbiosis.”
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