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Title Intertwingled : the work and influence of Ted Nelson / Douglas R. Dechow, Daniele C. Struppa, editors.

Published Cham : Springer, 2015.

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Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 150 pages) : illustrations.
Series History of Computing, 2190-6831
History of computing (London, England), 2190-6831
Springer English/International eBooks 2015 - Full Set
Contents Part I: Artistic Contributions -- The Computer Age -- Odes to Ted Nelson -- Part II: Peer Histories -- The Two-eyed Man -- Ted Nelson's Xanadu -- Caution: Four Letter Words Ahead -- Hanging Out with Ted Nelson -- Riffing on Ted Nelson -- Hypermind -- Intertwingled Inspiration -- An Advanced Book for Beginners -- Part III: Hypertext and Ted Nelson-Influenced Research -- The Importance of Ted's Vision -- Data, Metadata and Ted -- Making Links: Everything Really is Deeply Intertwingled -- Ted Nelson -- History Debugged -- We Can and Must Understand Computers NOW -- The Future of Transclusion -- Ted Nelson: A Critical (and Critically Incomplete) Bibliography -- Part IV: The Last Word -- What Box?.
Summary This engaging volume celebrates the life and work of Theodor Holm ℓ́ℓTedℓ́ℓ 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 Nelsonℓ́ℓs unique mind. Topics and features: Includes a cartoon and a sequence of poems created in Nelsonℓ́ℓs honor, reflecting his wide-ranging and interdisciplinary intellect Presents peer histories, providing a sense of the milieu that resulted from Nelsonℓ́ℓs ideas Contains personal accounts revealing what it is like to collaborate directly with Nelson Describes Nelsonℓ́ℓs legacy from the perspective of his contemporaries from the computing world and the scholars who continue to examine his work Provides a contribution from Ted Nelson himself With a broad appeal spanning practitioners in computer science, historians of science and the general reader, this inspiring collection reveals the continuing influence of the original visionary of the World Wide Web. Prof. Daniele C. Struppa is Chancellor of Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA. His other publications with Springer include the titles The Mathematical Legacy of Leon Ehrenpreis and Noncommutative Functional Calculus. Dr. Douglas R. Dechow is Digital Humanities and Science Librarian at Chapman University Leatherby Libraries.
Other author Dechow, Douglas R., editor.
Struppa, Daniele Carlo, 1955- editor.
Nelson, Theodor H., honouree.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Nelson, Theodor H.
Computer science -- History.
Hypertext systems.
Electronic books.
History.
ISBN 9783319169255
3319169254
9783319169248
3319169246 (print)
9783319169248 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-16925-5