From Memex To Hypertext

Hardcover | December 17, 1991

byJames M. Nyce, Paul KahnEditorJames M. Nyce

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Vannevar Bush, the engineer who designed the world's most powerful analog computer, predicted the development of a new kind of computing machine he called Memex. For many computer and information scientists, Bush's Memex has been the prototype for a machine to help people think. This book contains Bush's essays, and original essays by academic and commerical researchers relating the state of art in personal computing, hypertext and information retrieval software to bush's ideas and Memex.

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Vannevar Bush, the engineer who designed the world's most powerful analog computer, predicted the development of a new kind of computing machine he called Memex. For many computer and information scientists, Bush's Memex has been the prototype for a machine to help people think. This book contains Bush's essays, and original essays by ...

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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 home...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:367 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:December 17, 1991Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0125232705

ISBN - 13:9780125232708

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Table of Contents

The Creation of Memex. The Extension of Memex. The Legacy of Memex.