memex

The Memex, a visionary concept. Vannevar Bush writes in Memex Revisited “For Memex, the problem is not swift access, but selective access”. Bush states that although the code-reading and potential linking capabilities of the rapid selector would be key to the creation of Memex, there is still an issue of enabling “moderately rapid access to really large memory storage”. “There is an issue concerning selection, Bush conveys, and despite the fact that improvements have been made in the speed of digital selection, according to Bush, “selection, in the broad sense, is still a stone adze in the hands of the cabinetmaker”....