Theodor Holm Nelson (born June 17, 1937) 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 coined the terms transclusion, virtuality, and intertwingularity (in Literary Machines).
A Very General Lecture
The generalist seeks, not merely to know a lot of stuff, but also to tie it together in new ways. In this lecture I will talk about some insights, some startling, that have hit me in a number of different subjects, including education and evolutionary psychology. This very general lecture by Ted Nelson gives good insight into his ideas as well as a fascinating narrative of computer history.