Thursday, August 09, 2012

If Xerox PARC Invented the PC, Google Invented the Internet | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Excerpt from an interesting historical perspective
"Time and again, we hear the story of Xerox PARC, the Silicon Valley research lab that developed just about every major technology behind the PC revolution, from the graphical user interface and the laser printer to Ethernet networking and object-oriented programming. But because Google is so concerned with keeping its latest data center work hidden from competitors — and because engineers like Jeff Dean aren’t exactly self-promoters — the general public is largely unaware of Google’s impact on the very foundations of modern computing. Google is the Xerox PARC of the cloud computing age."
If Xerox PARC Invented the PC, Google Invented the Internet | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com
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