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February 2003

On the Trail of the Memex: Vannevar Bush, Weblogs and the Google Galaxy

“Hypertext as mediated by the Web browser has not proved to embody the qualities of the ideal post-structural text longed for by literary theorists such as George Landow; neither has the World Wide Web fulfilled the document-association function of the memex, the hypothetical research tool Vannevar Bush described in his 1945 essay, As We May Think.” (dichtung-digitalDennis G. Jerz) – courtesu of webword