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Intertwingled : The Work and Influence of Ted Nelson (Reprint) (Paperback)

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This engaging volume celebrates the life and work of Theodor Holm “Ted” Nelson, a pioneer and legendary figure from the history of early computing. Presenting contributions from world-renowned computer scientists and figures from the media industry, the book delves into hypertext, the docuverse, Xanadu and other products of Ted Nelson’s unique mind. Features: includes a cartoon and a sequence of poems created in Nelson’s honor, reflecting his wide-ranging and interdisciplinary intellect; presents peer histories, providing a sense of the milieu that resulted from Nelson’s ideas; contains personal accounts revealing what it is like to collaborate directly with Nelson; describes Nelson’s legacy from the perspective of his contemporaries from the computing world; provides a contribution from Ted Nelson himself. With a broad appeal spanning computer scientists, science historians and the general reader, this inspiring collection reveals the continuing influence of the original visionary of the World Wide Web.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 166
Genre: Computers + Internet
Series Title: History of Computing
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: November 4, 2016
TCIN: 51969430
UPC: 9783319363806
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-6323

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