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Early Days at the Palo Alto Research Center


Has anyone worked at the Xerox PARC between
1972 to 1980 here ?

I would love to know how was the work atmosphere back then.

Cracking stories are more than welcome...

I'm particulary interested with the Alto, WYSIWYG projects which I believe were managed by Butler Lampson (now working for Microsoft)

Tarek Demiati
Tuesday, April 15, 2003

A good book on the subject is "Nerd 2.0.1" which relates the history of the creation of the internet (teh interweb!1!).
Lot's of interestings anecdotes.

Application Specialist
Wednesday, April 16, 2003

"Dealers Of Ligtning" is the best book I have read that covers this period.

Chris McEvoy
Wednesday, April 16, 2003

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