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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


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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