HOME PAGE OF TED NELSON,
Dr.Dr. Theodor Holm Nelson, Internet Archive FellowTN (by Ben Shneiderman) Marlene Mallicoat (Mrs.TN) SAINT DOUG! Douglas Engelbart, with wings and halo, unretouched, from video frame by Marlene Mallicoat, placed by her in public domain; please attribute.
Computer Scientist (official since 2013)
Original visionary of the World Wide Web, 1960
Philosopher and Film-Maker (since 1959)
"Poet, Philosopher and Rogue" (since 1954)
Erdosz number undefined Kevin Bacon number 2 (via Lynn Milgrim)
IMDB: "Ted Nelson (II)"
I WAS HERE FIRST, AND IT'S ALL GONE WRONG.
-- Ted Nelson
"A prophet is without honor in his own country."-- WIlliam Blake
-- Matthew 13:54-58; Mark 6:1-6
"I must invent my own systems, or else be enslaved by other men's."
IN PRINT: Life, Love, College, Etc., 1959.=== ARTICLES Many, 10 peer-reviewed; see curriculum vitae.
IN PRINT: Computer Lib/Dream Machines, 1974. Microsoft edition, 1987.
The Home Computer Revolution, 1977. Translated also into Japanese and Swedish.
Literary Machines (classic edition), 1981. Literary Machines Technical Edition, 1987 et seq.
The Future of Information. (Published in Japan.)
IN PRINT: Geeks Bearing Gifts: How the Computer World Got This Way, 2008.
IN PRINT: POSSIPLEX (autobiography), 2010.
IN PRINT: The Scene Machine, 2014.
TN channel on YouTube. Other TN videos published variously by other people.=== MAIN INVENTIONS AND DESIGNS
Note especially the videos from Ted Nelson Day at Chapman University, (To see videos, open "Conference Schedule" at the bottom.) Note especially the presentation by Steve Wozniak, session before last.
Indirect hypermedia based on transclusion (xanalogical structure, trademarked Xanadu®; 1960 to present, with various collaborators)=== PATENTS Two in curriculum vitae, and one since.
JOT interface for capturing lower case on upper-case keyboard (ca.1970)
The Back Button (ca.1976)
Ray tracing and ray casting (1961-71)-- told in The Scene Machine
hyperthogonal structure (trademarked as ZigZag®)-- "spreadsheet set free"
N-dimensional interactive space viewer (Zzogl)-- unpublished
=== WORDS COINED THAT ARE IN COMMON USE
hypertext hypermedia micropayment transclusion compound document dildonics transpointing windows stretchtext intertwingled=30=