Yet, with all its renown, Memex is largely misunderstood. In From Memex to Hypertext, all of Bush’s writings about Memex have been collected for the first time. From Memex To Hypertext: Vannevar Bush and the Mind’s Machine [James M. Nyce, Paul Kahn] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From Memex to Hypertext: Vannevar Bush and the Mind’s Machine [Reviews]. Published in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing (Volume: 17, Issue: 3, Fall.

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Somewhere in the middle of the book, a writing says that we “think in hypertext. Want to Read saving…. Tools Cite this Export citation file. Keith marked it as to-read Feb 20, From Memex to Hypertext by Vannevar Bush. Bush, Vrom, Published: A report to the President By: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

For many people in the fields of computer and information science, Bush’s Memex has been the prototype of the personal computer, and the first design for a machine to help people think and manage information.


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Raffaello Palandri rated it it was amazing Jun 18, Refresh and try again. Em rated it liked it Jan 20, Surrounding Bush’s essays are chapters by historians and leading figures in the computer science research community telling the story meex how the idea of Memex was developed and how Bush’s writings have influenced today’s research agenda in hypertext, multimedia, and artificial intelligence.


There are several essays discussion the apparently influential Hypertext ’87 conference, and I enjoyed some analysis of the state of technology in the early 90s as writers tried to determine if we had enough hardware advancement to realize Bush’s vision. This hhypertext really a collection of writings, hhpertext elsewhere, about Vannevar Bush’s seminal essay “How We May Think,” and the idea of the Memex which he proposed.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Erica Wissick marked it as to-read Nov 19, Be the first to ask a question about From Memex to Hypertext. Today, computers in millions of offices and homes perform tasks that closely resemble the ideas that Bush proposed.

Search Tips Phrase Searching Use quotes to search an exact phrase: I enjoyed the deep dive into the ideas of the Memex and “memory trails. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Office of Scientific Research and Development.