"The Brown/MIT Vannevar Bush Symposium"
Memex and Beyond Web Site
The Brown/MIT Vannevar Bush Symposium
Thursday, October 12
Andries van Dam, Program Chair
Paul Penfield, Jr., MIT Host
Paul Kahn, "Memex Historian"
Douglas Engelbart - The Strategic Pursuit of Collective IQ
Theodor Holm Nelson - Where the Trail Leads
Robert Kahn - Augmenting Bush's Vision with Digital Technology
Tim Berners-Lee - Hypertext and Our Collective Destiny
Michael Lesk - The Seven Ages of Information Retrieval
Day 1 Panel
Douglas Adams - Banquet Speaker
Friday, October 13
Nicholas Negroponte - Being Digital
Raj Reddy - Bush's Intelligent Systems Revisited
Lee Sproull - Information is Not Enough: Computer Support for Productive Work
Alan Kay - Simex: the Neglected Part of Bush's Vision
Day 2 Panel
"The Interactions Article provides extended quotes from "50 Years After 'As We May Think': The Brown/MIT Vannevar Bush Symposium", published in the March 1996 issue of Interactions, a bimonthly publication of ACM. Publication is by permission of ACM. The full text of the article includes diagrams that tie together the themes of the Symposium, photographs and mini-biographies of the participants, and sidebars on the technology used at the Symposium and the future of hypertext.
Notes from the Panels provides selected notes from the panels that closed each day of the Symposium.