From Memex To Hypertext


  • James M. Nyce, Emporia State University, KS, USA
  • Paul Kahn

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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Book information

  • Published: December 1991
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-523270-8

Table of Contents

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