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1945: Vanevar Bush writes an article in Atlantic Monthly about a photo-electrical-meachnical device called a Memex, for memory extension, which could make and follow links between documents on microfiche.
1962-: Douglas Engelbart invented the mouse, the graphical user interface, and the first working hypertext system.
His NLS system was the second node on the ARPANET.
1988-89: Trial of realization of Memex-dream: Xanadu system by Autodesk. In opposition to 5 Million USD investments it has failed (Ted Nelson).