PALO ALTO, California--It's hard to believe, but PARC is 40.
Known for years as Xerox PARC, the Palo Alto Research Center is now a wholly owned Xerox spin-off working for a wide variety of corporate clients after years of doing world-class R&D exclusively for the copier giant.
And on Thursday, with dozens of the research institution's alumni on hand, PARC threw itself a 40th birthday party.
For those not familiar with its accomplishments, PARC may best be remembered for its roles as the birthplace of the laser printer, the graphical user interface, Ethernet networking, and more. … Read more