[Read] ➼ Computer Lib; Dream Machines ➹ Theodore H. Nelson – Bassgrotto.co.uk



10 thoughts on “Computer Lib; Dream Machines

  1. says:

    After borrowing the title of my latest book, Intertwingled, from one of the many neologisms in this brilliant manifesto by Ted Nelson, I knew I had to own a copy So I bought a used First Edition It wasn t chea...


  2. says:

    There are two books here, very dated but fascinating nonetheless The first book, Computer Lib, is about computers in general, as they were in 1972 74 or so Computers were becoming generally known to the public, andandwidely used in all kinds of business and academia.Flip the book upside down to the back, and you get Dream Machines a look at the most clever computer based and computer related technologies of the day.This book was the first popular book for the general public a There are two books here, very dated but fascinating nonetheless The first book, Computer Lib, is about computers in general, as they were in 1972 74 or so Computers were...


  3. says:

    Ted Nelson is, in my opinion, the most influential systems thinker of the past 60 years.


  4. says:

    Fascinating glimpse to the future in a highly readable and thoroughly entertaining book As well as original text from 1974 there s extra text written for the 1987 version, updating on what has changed since 1974 Wish I d read this years ag...


  5. says:

    Batsh t insane But in a good way.


  6. says:

    This is not a book, it is an experience This book and its author were and still are visionary I thoroughly enjoyed the format of pictures, notes, and text in a dual book front and back Reading the original format of the book s is to step into a time machine that simultaneously goes backward and forward whirling through a rush of sometimes crazy, often times brilliant enormous thoughts siphoned straight from the mind of Nelson The ideas and concepts in this pre PC book influenced and shaped This is not a book, it is an experience This book and its author were and still are visionary I thoroughly enjoyed the format of pictures, notes, and text in a dual book front and back Reading the original format of the book s is to step into a time machine that simultaneously goes backward and forward whirling through a rush of sometimes crazy, often times brilliant enormous thoughts siphoned straight from the mind of Nelson The ideas and concepts in this pre PC book...


  7. says:

    Computer Lib Dream Machines contains a treasure trove of information about the pre PC world of computing which is both fascinatingly alien and eerily familiar Nelson exclaims You can and must understand computers NOW , warning its readers that comput...


  8. says:

    Tough to rate these days Only my second read through since I grabbed the 87 revision when it was new on the shelf Mostly of historical interest, but still some really cool stuff to think about There s...


  9. says:

    I stumbled across Computer Lib when I would hunt for alternative zines I must have read it 5 times because I immediately realized what a treasure this book is This is one of my treasures.


  10. says:

    Presages the advent of the World Wide Web.


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