Xerox Alto Source Code by Paul McJones
By the fall of 1976, PARC's research was far enough along that a Xerox product group started to design products based on their prototypes. That was when I interviewed for a job, and was invited to try out an Alto personal computer. It’s hard to explain just how advanced the Alto seemed at the time. I took the job, and for the next four years I used an Alto to develop some of the software for Xerox's Star office automation system.READ MORE
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Cut, Copy, and Paste
Larry Tesler, computer scientist, pioneer, and the legend who coined the terms "cut, copy, and paste," talks about his early years at the Bronx High School of Science, his time at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL) during the 1960s, work on the POLOS and PUB projects as well as Smalltalk and NoteTaker at Xerox PARC.
Revolutionaries Season 3 on KQED
Revolutionaries, the interview series produced by the Computer History Museum, in association with KQED Silicon Valley, returns for a third season. Take your front row seat for these intriguing conversations with renowned Silicon Valley leaders and innovators. The series airs on KQED Plus on Tuesdays at 7pm.