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Ted Nelson – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Ted Nelson

 

Computers are hierarchical. We have a desktop and hierarchical files which have to mean everything.

– Ted Nelson


The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.

– Ted Nelson


They were saying computers deal with numbers. This was absolutely nonsense. Computers deal with arbitrary information of any kind.

– Ted Nelson


In my second year in graduate school, I took a computer course and that was like lightening striking.

– Ted Nelson


So in my uncertainty, I went to graduate school and there it all happened.

– Ted Nelson