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75 years ago, Vannevar Bush published his Memex article predicting hypertext, information retrieval, personal information management, even body cameras! 25 years ago ACM SIGIR commissioned a short animation of Bush's vision, 'Memex animation - Vannevar Bush's diagrams made real'.

youtu.be/c539cK58ees

(Via Mark Sanderson)

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