hypertext hypertext  /ˈhaɪ pər ˌtɛkst/


  • (n) machine-readable text that is not sequential but is organized so that related items of information are connected


  1. The trouble with most hypertext systems, as of the late 1980s, was that they were in one sense unlike the brain.
  2. The reader wanders too, because most of Grammatron's 1,000-plus text screens contain several passages in hypertext.


  • Computing UI visionary Douglas Engelbart passes away at age 88

    The computing world lost one of its great minds and true pioneers yesterday. Douglas Engelbart passed away at age 88, just over a half-century after he joined the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) -- the place where much of his ground-breaking computing research would take place. Among his (and his research team's) many inventions made at SRI are the mouse, bitmapped screens, hypertext ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Engadget

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  1. "We weren't insightful enough to recognise that what we had inside of Hypercard, essentially, was everything that later was developed so successfully by Tim Berners-Lee with HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) and HTML (Hypertext Markup...
    on Dec 31, 2003 By: John Sculley Source: ZDNet UK

  2. "For many years before the Web there were many different ways of publishing information. There were many different ways of doing hypertext. There were many different ways of doing online information retrieval and search, and navigation," said Bray.
    on Sep 30, 2005 By: Tim Bray Source: ZDNet UK

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