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From Memex to hypertext : Vannevar Bush and the mind's machine

Author: Vannevar Bush; James M Nyce; Paul Kahn
Publisher: Boston : Academic Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1945, Vannevar Bush, the engineer who designed the world's most powerful analog computers and the official responsible for U.S. scientific research and development during WWII, published an essay in which he predicted the development of a new kind of computing machine he called Memex. Today, computers in millions of offices and homes perform tasks that closely resemble the ideas that Bush proposed. For many
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
From Memex to hypertext.
Boston : Academic Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)555811379
Named Person: Vannevar Bush; Vannevar Bush; Vannevar Bush; Vannevar Bush
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vannevar Bush; James M Nyce; Paul Kahn
ISBN: 0125232705 9780125232708
OCLC Number: 24870981
Description: xi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Vannevar Bush and the differential analyzer : the text and context of an early computer / Larry Owens --
A machine for the mind : Vannevar Bush's memex / James M. Nyce and Paul Kahn --
The inscrutable thirties ; Memorandum regarding memex ; As we may think / Vannevar Bush --
The idea of a machine: the later memex essays / Paul Kahn and James M. Nyce --
A practical view of memex : the career of the rapid selector / Colin Burke --
Memex II ; Science Pauses ; Memex revisited ; From "Of inventions and inventors" / Vannevar Bush --
Letter to Vannevar Bush and program on human effectiveness / Douglas C. Engelbart --
As we will think / Theodor H. Nelson --
Memex as an image of potentiality revisited / Linda C. Smith. Hypertext --
does it reduce cholesterol, too? / Norman Meyrowitz --
Memex : getting back on the trail / Tim Oren --
Aristotle's library: memex as vision and hypertext as reality / Gregory Crane --
From trailblazing to guided tours: the legacy of Vannevar Bush's vision of hypertext use / Randall H. Trigg.
Responsibility: [edited by] James M. Nyce, Paul Kahn.
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