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


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.

From The New York Times
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