A Visionary Still Going Strong

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Ted Nelson--  A name I first came across decades ago when I got a copy of his dual book "Computer Lib: You Can and Must Understand Computers Now" and "Dream Machines: New Freedoms Through Computer Screens - A Minority Report."

The NY Times has an article on him-- "In Venting, A Computer Visionary Educates" in which they mention his new book "Geeks Bearing Gifts" which has a mugshot of a young Bill Gates on the cover (purchase at lulu.com).

Anything Nelson does is worth a look. The inventor of hypertext (makes web browsing possible) and the back button, Nelson has several websites:

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