For reasons far too complex and weird to go into, I just now stumbled across what has to be one of the more unlikely categories in Wikipedia: Fictional chickens. There are actually a lot more of these than one might expect.
Others have already noted that it was recently the 60th anniversary of Vannevar Bush’s article As We May Think. This post is really just an excuse to use this image of the memex. But while I’m on the subject, let me make this comment: I’ve always believed that Bush believed that someone would come up with a better name for his proposed device eventually. That if this device was ever.. Read More