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Geeks Bearing Gifts By Ted Nelson
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THE PERFECT GIFT – Whether you love the computer world the way it is, or consider it a nightmare honkytonk prison, you'll giggle and rage at Ted Nelson's telling of computer history, its... More > personalities and infights. Computer movies, music, 3D; the eternal fight between Jobs and Gates; the tangled stories of the Internet and the World Wide Web; all these and more are punchily told in brief chapters on many topics such as The Web Browser Salad, Voting Machines, Google, Web 2.0 and much more. These short stories make great reading – it's a book to dip in and out of. You'll find answers to such questions as "Why do alphabets have upper case, why not numbers?""Why does everything have to be hierarchical on computers? That's not how *my* projects are organized!" "Where did WYSIWYG come from?" The answer will surprise you. Plus, you'll find out why the author, a well-known computer veteran, hopes it can all become much better.< Less
Possiplex By Ted Nelson
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The life and work of a controversial thinker.
Philosophy of Hypertext By Theodor Holm Nelson
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Ted Nelson's PhD thesis, 2002, with emphasis on philosophy of description and connection.
Philosophy of Hypertext By Theodor Holm Nelson
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Ted Nelson's PhD thesis, 2002, with emphasis on philosophy of description and connection. Nelson sees everything as connected; writing is the difficult process of subtraction and sequentializing. ... More > Nelson argues that parallel, connected pages are the most general form of writing. This combines both sequence (on the page) and connection (between pages). Parallel pages offer many variations and possibilities, and can best represent not only such historic connections as the Talmud, the Rosetta Stone, but history itself.< Less
THE SCENE MACHINE By Theodor Holm Nelson
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The earliest proposal for realistic movies by computer, with unusual hardware and software designs.
MEDIA 72, The Lost Manuscript By Theodor Holm Nelson
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Wild but sophisticated predictions of media technology from the sixties, much of which came true.
Life, Love, College, Etc. By Theodor Holm Nelson
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“Ted Nelson is the finest writer of our generation.” -- said by Jacob Brackman of the New Yorker to Renata Adler of the New Yorker, in the 1960s, based on this book. This is Ted... More > Nelson’s first book, from his columns in the Swarthmore Phoenix. It celebrates the anguish, squalor and heroism of impoverished, sex-desperate students of the 1950s, living the intellectual life in dorm rooms with cracked walls. These columns were also reprinted at Reed College (without permission), causing Reed students to have an unusual impression of Swarthmore.< Less
Emerald Guide to Baseball, 2012 By edited by Gary Gillette and Rod Nelson
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The Emerald Guide to Baseball, edited by Gary Gillette and Pete Palmer with Rod Nelson and Ted Turocy, is the most comprehensive record of the previous baseball season. Historically, the primary... More > purpose of annual baseball guides has been the publication of the official league standings plus the official team and individual statistics for both Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball. SABR's new Emerald Guide follows faithfully in that tradition, containing the official batting, pitching, and fielding statistics for every team and every player in the Major Leagues plus extensive lists of league leaders. The Emerald Guide to Baseball is SABR's attempt to fill the gap in the historical record created by the recent demise of The Sporting News Baseball Guide. First published in 1942, The Sporting News Guide was truly the annual book of record for our National Pastime. It is our great privilege to document for posterity a slice of recent baseball history in our new book.< Less
Intertwingle By Judy Breck
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Intertwingle takes place in the future when, as Google CEO Eric Schmidt put it, "every human being on the planet will have access to every piece of information on the planet." Judy Breck... More > uses whimsy to shake us loose from obsolete concepts that are crumbling schools and dumbing down kids. The characters in the stories are thirty-somethings whom we meet living in the future. Howard Rheingold muses in his Foreword: "How might the world of 2030 look if enough people were to understand the possibilities that coming technologies enable, and to create or repurpose our social and political institutions to take full advantage of mobile-learning? What if billions of people were able to attain more of their potential -- something we're going to need in order to solve the problems we've created for ourselves?" Ted Nelson, an information technology prodigy said: "Everything is deeply intertwingled." Judy Breck tells a compelling story where everyone lives happily ever after in the intertwingled mobile tomorrow.< Less
Intertwingle By Judy Breck
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Intertwingle takes place in the future when, as Google CEO Eric Schmidt put it, "every human being on the planet will have access to every piece of information on the planet." Judy Breck... More > uses whimsy to shake us loose from obsolete concepts that are crumbling schools and dumbing down kids. The characters in the stories are thirty-somethings whom we meet living in the future. Howard Rheingold muses in his Foreword: "How might the world of 2030 look if enough people were to understand the possibilities that coming technologies enable, and to create or repurpose our social and political institutions to take full advantage of mobile-learning? What if billions of people were able to attain more of their potential -- something we're going to need in order to solve the problems we've created for ourselves?" Ted Nelson, an information technology prodigy said: "Everything is deeply intertwingled." Judy Breck tells a compelling story where everyone lives happily ever after in the intertwingled mobile tomorrow.< Less

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