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Digital Sensations: Space, Identity, and Embodiment in Virtual Reality

Ken Hillis
...dynamics of this body for its functionality. In his discussion "Memex instead of Index," Bush writes: Consider a future device for individual use, which...be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. Itis an enlarged intimate supplement to his memory.... In the outside world, all forms of intelligence,...
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Mediapolis: Aspects of Texts, Hypertexts, and Multimedial Communication

Sam Inkinen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 388 pages
...Atlantic Monthly the essay "As We May Think," describing therein a project for the realization of Memex, "a device in which an individual stores all his books,...be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility." 2 A variety of coordinates defines the theoretical field within which Bush operates for the development...
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Emerging Information Technology: Improving Decisions, Cooperation, and ...

Kenneth E. Kendall - Business & Economics - 1999 - 373 pages
...his Memex as a device that individually stores books, records, and communications, and this procedure is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. It was an enlarged, intimate supplement to human memory. Engelbart (l963l and Nelson (l967l carried Bush's...
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Hypertext: Theory Into Practice

Ray McAleese - Computers - 1999 - 144 pages
...(Meadows,1988) described a virtual device called Memex which resembled a mechanized private file and library: 'a device in which an individual stores all his books, records, and communications.. .an enlarged intimate supplement to his memory'. Bush held human mental agility as: 'awe-inspiring...
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Combinatorial Pattern Matching: 11th Annual Symposium. CPM 2000, Montreal ...

Raffaele Giancarlo, David Sankoff - Computers - 2000 - 422 pages
..."consider a future device for individual use, which is a sort of mechanized private file and library ... a device in which an individual stores all his books,...be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility" [2]. Fifteen years later, JCR Licklider, head of the US Department of Defense's Information Processing...
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Recent Advances and Issues in Computers

Martin Gay - Computers - 2000 - 261 pages
...published in the July 1945 issue of The Atlantic Monthly, Bush predicted the development of a Memex or a "device in which an individual stores all his books,...be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. Bush was born in Massachusetts in 1890. He attended Medford, Massachusetts' Tufts University, from...
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Geocomputation

Robert J. Abrahart, Stan Openshaw, Linda M. See - Technology & Engineering - 2003 - 436 pages
Geocomputation is essentially the follow-on revolution from Geographic Information Science and is expected to gather speed and momentum in the first decade of the 21st century ...
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Visual Methods in Social Research

Marcus Banks - Social Science - 2001 - 201 pages
...Vannevar Bush, then President of the Carnegie Institution, envisaged a hypothetical machine - the 'memex', 'a device in which an individual stores all his books,...be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility' (Bush 1995: Section 6). Once a user had stored (on microfilm) all the relevant material, and indexed...
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Designing Web Interfaces

Michael Rees, Mike Rees, Andrew White, Bebo White - Computers - 2001 - 373 pages
...famous article in The Atlantic Monthly. It was intended to be" ...a device in which an individual stores his books, records, and communications, and which...be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility." Memex was never actually implemented. b) List and discuss existing hypertext systems. Answer: The World...
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Writing Inventions: Identities, Technologies, Pedagogies

Scott Lloyd DeWitt - Education - 2001 - 277 pages
...considered by many to be the most sophisticated technology of the time (Bevilacqua, 1989, 159). Bush wrote, "A memex is a device in which an individual stores all his [or her] books, records, and communications, and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with...
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