Hypertext facts for kids
A hypertext is a text that is organised like a network. Parts of the text reference other text passages or texts which can directly be accessed. The parts that provide the reference are known as hyperlinks. An example of a hypertext is the HTML standard used in the World Wide Web.
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Engineer Vannevar Bush wrote "As We May Think" in 1945 in which he described the Memex, a theoretical proto-hypertext device which in turn helped inspire the subsequent invention of hypertext.
Douglas Engelbart in 2008, at the 40th anniversary celebrations of "The Mother of All Demos" in San Francisco, a 90-minute 1968 presentation of the NLS computer system which was a combination of hardware and software that demonstrated many hypertext ideas.
Ted Nelson gives a presentation on Project Xanadu, a theoretical hypertext model conceived in the 1960s whose first and incomplete implementation was first published in 1998.
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