42 minutes | Mar 20th 2021

Episode 0097—AFIT Archive: No PARCing

Episode 0097—AFIT Archive: No PARCingThe podcast is taking a "spring break", but we thought an episode from the "early days" that many of our new listeners might have heard might a good idea.  We are working a number of exciting new episodes in the coming months, including a large number of listener-suggested topics and new guests.Here are the original show notes from Episode 22 "No PARCing"....In the early 1970s, Xerox ruled the office copier world and had the vision to establish the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) as an innovation catalyst for new technologies that would enable it to expand its place as a technology leader.  PARC was the place where the first personal computer, computer network, graphical user interfaces, and computer mice all had their start—none of which became part of the next phase of Xerox.How might the world be different today if Xerox had the vision to be the company that delivered the visionary advances spawned by its own creation—PARC—to the world?The commercial for the Xerox Alto—arguably the first “personal computer”:https://youtu.be/M0zgj2p7Ww4Steve Jobs Audio: Interview from “Triumph of the Nerds” (1996)Listeners can get a FREE audiobook with theirFREE 30-Day Trial Membership from Audible CLICK HEREWebsite: www.aforkintimepodcast.comE-Mail: aforkintimepodcast@gmail.comDirect Link to Listener Survey: https://www.aforkintimepodcast.com/listenersurveyIf you enjoy the podcast, you can help by supporting us via Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/aforkintimeYou can follow A Fork In Time on….Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintimeTwitter: @AFITPodcastPinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintimeTheme Music: Conquer by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime)
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