Bob Taylor



Bob Taylor was born on February 10, 1932. He grew up in Texas. He worked for NASA.

He was the founder and manager of Xerox PARC's Computer Science Laboratory (CSL) from 1970 to 1983 and founder and manager of Digital Equipment Corporation's Systems Research Center. As a research manager at NASA, Taylor provided funding for Douglas C. Engelbart's work developing the computer mouse.

Licklider's and Taylor's ideas and the funding from their group led to the creation of ARPANET, which eventually became the modern Internet.

He is currently retired and living in Skywood Acres, California.

Bob Taylor
Bob Taylor