They invented it when? When interactive technologies were first conceived

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They invented it when? When interactive technologies were first conceived

  1. 1. They invented it When?<br />Mike Sharples<br />University of Nottingham<br />
  2. 2. Widescreen HD videophone1879<br />
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  4. 4. Voice controlled interactive TV1938<br />
  5. 5. The Wonder Book of Tell Me Why, 1935 (p.20)<br />
  6. 6. Handheld TV1948<br />
  7. 7. Tele Tone TV208TR,  7inch TV<br />
  8. 8. Adaptive automated tutoring system1956<br />
  9. 9. Gordon Pask and Robin McKinnon-Wood, Self Adaptive Keyboard Instructor<br />
  10. 10. Neural operated location-based multimedia guide1963<br />
  11. 11. The Thing Under The Glacier,Brian Aldiss, 1963<br />“Instinctively [Jed] switched over to his miniputer to review the situation. <br />It was a simple thing to do. Many of the parts of the miniputer were synthetic bio-chemical units, their “controls” built into Jed’s aural cavity; he “switched on” by simple neural impulse. At once the mighty resources of the machine, equal to the libraries of the world, billowed like a curtain on the fringes of his brain … Its “voice” came into his mind, filling it with relevant words, figures, and pictures.” <br />
  12. 12. Multimedia tablet computer1974<br />
  13. 13. Alan Kay and Xerox PARC Research Centre, Dynabook concept<br />
  14. 14. Worldwide web 1974<br />
  15. 15. “Now the idea is this:<br />To give you a screen in your home from which you can see into the world’s hypertext libraries.<br />(The fact that the world doesn’t have any hypertext libraries – yet – is a minor point)<br />To give you a screen system that will offer high-performance computer graphics and text services at a price anyone can afford. …<br />To make you part of a new electronic literature and art, where you can get all your questions answered and nobody will put you down.”<br />Ted Nelson, Computer Lib/Dream Machines, 1974<br />

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