Hypertext '87: keynote address

  title={Hypertext '87: keynote address},
  author={Andries van Dam},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  • A. V. Dam
  • Published 1 July 1988
  • Education
  • Commun. ACM
I’m a Johnny-come-lately to hypertext: I didn’t get started until 1967, and what is especially fun about being here is that I can pay public tribute to the two real trailblazers who have inspired me and hordes of my students who have gone off to do their own independent hypertext projects. The first is the incomparable, one and only Doug Engelbart, who has been working at this since the late 1950s. Many people don’t know that. Some of them may go back in ancient history and remember his mind… 

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