Literary Machines, book by Ted Nelson describing the Xanadu concept & methodology, latest edition 90.1, new edition coming shortly, postpaid US$ 25 US (US$ 40 foreign) from Mindful Press, 3020 Bridgeway #295, Sausalito CA 94965
Literary Machines, the 87.1 Macintosh hypertext edition on disk, available from OWL International Inc., 14218 NE 21st Street, Bellevue WA 98007
Computer Lib/Dream Machines, by Ted Nelson, a ‘1987 revised & updated’ reprint of the original 1974 edition, Tempus Books/Microsoft Press
For information on the forthcoming Xanadu software from AutoDesk contact Xanadu Operating Company, Palo Alto CA, tel. [+1] (415) 856-4112
To get on the mailing list for PAX developments write to Public Access Xanadu at the Mindful Press’ address above or contact their EC representative Elisabeth Davenport (c/o Department of Information Science, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK tel. [+44] (041) 552-4400 x3700, fax (041) 553-1393
Explicitly referred to in the lecture:
Alfred Korzybski (an eccentric philosopher whose best known work is ‘Science and Sanity, An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics,’ (1933), last ed. Boston, 1980).
Tomas Kuhn (introduced ‘paradigm’ in science; wrote ‘The Structure of Scientific Revolutions,’ Chicago, 1970)
K. Eric Drexler (shortly re-joining the Xanadu development team, wrote ‘Engines of Creation, The Coming Era of Nanotechnology,’ 1986)
Buckminster Fuller, Bertrand Russel – his teen age idols
Xanadu, XU, Xanadu Stand, Parallel Textface, Qframe – trademarks of XOC Inc.
Macintosh – a trademark of Apple Computer Inc.
Snacks eaten by the author during writing supplied by Goteborgs Kex AB.