Ted Nelson

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1937 –

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Who is Ted Nelson?

Theodor Holm Nelson is an American pioneer of information technology, philosopher and sociologist. He coined the terms "hypertext" and "hypermedia" in 1963 and published them in 1965. Nelson has also been credited as being the first person to use the words transclusion, virtuality, intertwingularity, and teledildonics.

Famous Quotes:

  • A user interface should be so simple that a beginner in an emergency can understand it within ten seconds.
  • Most people are fools, most authority is malignant, God does not exist, and everything is wrong
  • So in my uncertainty, I went to graduate school and there it all happened.

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Born
Jun 17, 1937
Chicago
Also known as
  • Theodor Holm Nelson
  • Dr. Theodor "Ted" Holm Nelson
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Swarthmore College
  • Harvard University
  • Keio University

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on July 23, 2013

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