of Hypertext and Graphical User Interfaces

Correspondence with Ted Nelson

Ted Nelson


Oct 1999

One way to look at how to use the computer to help work with documents would be the possibility of a conventional word-processor approach. It’s a very straightforward way. The orientation is to simulate paper on a display, targetted solely to produce hard copy. An considerable advantage in many situations, but it is a very anemic example of what the [Augmenting Human Intellect] framework promises.

[Engelbart 88]

Apr 2000

“Virtuality design” is explained in [Nelson 90]