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Robert Taylor, Innovator Who Shaped Modern Computing, Dies at 85

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Robert W. Taylor, Xerox PARC

Mr. Taylor at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in California in an undated photo.

Credit: Palo Alto Research Center

Like many inventions, the internet was the work of countless hands. But perhaps no one deserves more credit for that world-changing technological leap than Robert W. Taylor, who died on Thursday at 85 at his home in Woodside, Calif.

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