Bob Taylor

"My bias was always to build decentralization into the net. That way it would be hard for one group to gain control. I didn’t trust large central organizations. It was just in my nature to distrust them."

February 10, 1932
April 13, 2017
Birth Place
Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Current Place
Woodside, California, United States of America


Bob Taylor was an American Internet pioneer, who led teams that made major contributions to the PC and related technologies. He was director of ARPA's Information Processing Techniques Office from 1965 through 1969, founder and later manager of Xerox PARC's Computer Science Laboratory from 1970 through 1983, and founder and manager of Digital Equipment Corporation's Systems Research Center until 1996.

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