Ted Nelson Quote

Computers are hierarchical. We have a desktop and hierarchical files which have to mean everything.

Ted Nelson

Computers are hierarchical. We have a desktop and hierarchical files which have to mean everything.

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About Ted Nelson

Theodor Holm Nelson (born June 17, 1937) is an American pioneer of information technology, philosopher, and sociologist. He coined the terms hypertext and hypermedia in 1963 and published them in 1965. Nelson coined the terms transclusion, virtuality, and intertwingularity (in Literary Machines). According to a 1997 Forbes profile, Nelson "sees himself as a literary romantic, like a Cyrano de Bergerac, or 'the Orson Welles of software'."