PARC scientist recalls Jobs' famous Xerox visits (video)

PARC scientist recalls Jobs' famous Xerox visits (video)

Summary: Hear about Steve Jobs' trips to Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center, including the one where Jobs eyed the company's graphical user interface prototype -- which ended up on Mac OS.

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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.

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  • RE: PARC scientist recalls Jobs' famous Xerox visits (video)

    why not dig deeper into PARC instead of Jobs Visit to PARC.
    slickjim
    • OK ...

      @Peter Perry

      Xerox Parc was a lot of brilliant people working on a lot of brilliant ideas that never saw the light of day because of corporate leadership that lacked balls and vision. The end.
      jaypeg
      • By the way, Alan Kay followed Tesler and joined Apple then

        @jaypeg: it was some time after Jobs transferred Apple's shares to Xerox for the access to some of PARC technologies.
        dderss
    • RE: PARC scientist recalls Jobs' famous Xerox visits (video)

      @Peter Perry Agreed w/jaypeg and because <a href="http://transition.churchillclub.org/eventDetail.jsp?EVT_ID=926" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://transition.churchillclub.org/eventDetail.jsp?EVT_ID=926</a> was titled "Steve Jobs: A Legacy of Vision and Leadership" with this agenda:
      "Steve Jobs gave the world the Macintosh, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Pixar and defined a whole generation of personal technology through his creativity and achievement in technology innovation. Join us for this special program as colleagues and friends of Jobs share what he meant to them, and how his unique personal approach can continue to inspire us."

      It wasn't a PARC event.
      ac3_z
    • RE: PARC scientist recalls Jobs' famous Xerox visits (video)

      @Peter Perry Because then they'd have to talk about how Mac OS was a rip off of PARC and the whole Apple brand started as a copy. What would Steve say? He invented it!
      timspublic1@...