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August 11, 2009

Memex.

srikanth @ 9:30 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1250026232 ) Play

(1) created a system, and named it after a poem written by (2) about (3). The system eventually tanked, and Tim Berners-Lee beat him to the punch. Who is (1) and what’s the system?

Cracked by udupendra , Rogi , MKen_ , Debasish , varuns88 , Vaishnavi , Goutham D L , Kaustuba , Nakul , madhur , joe , Logik , AmK , shrik , Sourya , Sourya and Raghuvansh.

Answer:

Quoting Debasish “Project Xanadu devised by (1) Ted Nelson who named it after a poem written by (2) Samuel Taylor Coleridge about (3).Kubla Khan”


18 Responses to “Memex.”

  1. udupendra
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    Project Xanadu, by Ted Nelson – a hypertext project.


  2. Rogi
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    Ted Nelson
    Xanadu


  3. Ted Nelson


  4. Project Xanadu devised by (1) Ted Nelson who named it after a poem written by (2) Samuel Taylor Coleridge about (3).Kubla Khan


  5. varuns88
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    1.Ted Nelson
    2.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    3.Kublai Khan

    Connect->project Xanadu


  6. 1. Ted Nelson
    He named his project Xanadu after the poem by S. T. Coleridge(2) “Kubla Khan”(3)


  7. Goutham D L

    Project Xanadu by Ted Nelson. the first Hypertext Project.
    Colerdige and Kubla Khan


  8. Ted Nelson and Project Xanadu


  9. Nakul

    Project Xanadu by Ted Nelson


  10. madhur
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    1. Ted Nelson. He developed a project Xanadu which was the “original hypertext and interactive multimedia system”.

    Ted Nelson named his project after the poem by (2) Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s
    (3) Kubla Khan : A Vision in a Dream


  11. joe

    Project Xanadu by Ted Nelson.


  12. Logik
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    Working backwards,
    Kubla Khan, a doped poem about Kublai Khan.
    Samuel T Coleridge.
    Project Xanadu – Ted Nelson.


  13. AmK
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    (1) is Ted Nelson, founder of Project Xanadu, the first hypertext project.
    Incidentally, (2) is Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who wrote the poem Kubla Khan, about the Mongol emperor Kublai Khan (3), which introduces the name \


  14. shrik
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    Ted Nelson (1) created Project Xanadu – the first hypertext project – named after Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s (2) poem on Kublai Khan (3).


  15. Sourya

    2 is samuel taylor coleridge
    3 is kublai khan


  16. Sourya

    1 is ted nelson


  17. Raghuvansh
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    Ted Nelson, Coleridge, Kubla Khan, hence Project Xanadu.


  18. Ananth
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    Vannevar Bush’s microfilm based device which would store his documents – the idea that inspired hypertext and consequently, the WWW.


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