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Nelson, Theodor Holm (Ted)

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

1937–

Software Developer, Author, Hypertext Pioneer

Of all the pioneering figures of the Internet age, perhaps none is quite as fascinating as the iconoclastic Ted Nelson. Variously described as a visionary, a “discombobulated genius,” and a misanthropic crank, Nelson's place in the history ...

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