Palo Alto Research Center

PARC (Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated), formerly Xerox PARC, is a research and development company in Palo Alto, California, with a distinguished reputation for its contributions to information technology and hardware systems.Founded in 1970 as a division of Xerox Corporation, PARC has been responsible for such well known and important developments as laser printing, Ethernet, the modern personal computer, graphical user interface (GUI) and desktop paradigm, object-oriented programming, ubiquitous computing, amorphous silicon (a-Si) applications, and advancing very-large-scale-integration (VLSI) for semiconductors.
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  • What Do Ben Franklin and G.I. Joe Have in Common?

    …. 1996: Webinars and Webcasts In 1996, PlaceWare (which began as a spin-off from Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center) and WebEx began offering web conferencing services. Marketers began using this new channel to offer “e-learning” through webinars and webcasts. 2000: Unleashing the Ideavirus In his e-book Unleashing the Ideavirus, Seth Godin claimed…

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