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<nettime> Computer for Cynics - Ted Nelson Series 2012
Eduardo Valle on Sun, 23 Dec 2012 12:58:53 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime> Computer for Cynics - Ted Nelson Series 2012



Theodor Holm Nelson (born June 17, 1937) is an American sociologist,
philosopher, and pioneer of information technology (IT sociolosopher).
He coined the terms "hypertext" and "hypermedia" in 1963 and published
them in 1965. He also has been credited with first using the words
transclusion, virtuality, intertwingularity, and teledildonics.

This year he came up with a series called "Computer for Cynics" where
he explores themes like:


Computers for Cynics 0 - The Myth of Technology
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdnGPQaICjk

Computers for Cynics 1 - The Nightmare of Files and Directories
http://youtu.be/Qfai5reVrck

Computers for Cynics 2 - It All Went Wrong at Xerox PARC
http://youtu.be/F-OUTjml12w

Computers for Cynics 3 - The Database Mess 
http://youtu.be/E6mNoUiWOYo

Computers for Cynics 4 - The Dance of Apple and Microsoft
http://youtu.be/nrDDFl-D2Tc

Computers for Cynics 5 - Hyperhistory 
http://youtu.be/7jmlnKBuJPE

Computers for Cynics 6 - The Real Story of the World Wide Web
http://youtu.be/KOclv0NrSsQ

Computers for Cynics N - CLOSURE: Pay Attention to the Man Behind the
Curtain http://youtu.be/CFKestdf2ow


dd


http://hyperland.com/ccynPage-D1



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