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EDITIONS OF MY BOOKS
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As a self-publisher I do not have the resources to sue them in their home state.
I am asking all parties NOT TO BUY OR SELL THESE FALSE EDITIONS.
WRITINGS OF T. NELSON (and Lectures)
CURRENTLY ON THE WEB:
"The Crafting of Media" (1970). A short piece about the future design of electronic media, as I was thinking from 1960 to 1970.CURRENT WORK:
Streaming video (Microsoft format): Lecture at Stanford Dougfest, December 1998 (about 20 minutes). Possibly my best lecture ever. (You have to plunk into the middle of "Section 3" from the page hither.) It was at a wonderful conference (organized by Paul Saffo) celebrating the 30th anniversary of Douglas Engelbart's incredible demo in 1968. ("Engelbart's Unfinished Revolution".)
Streaming video (RealVideo format): Interview on ZDTV (in two short parts), which you reach from an excellent summary of my past and current work (author unknown).
The Future of Information (1997) (Multipage fax format)
TRANSPUBLISHING • OSMIC • LUSTR • ZIGZAG™ • PROJECT XANADU®
ARTICLES AND LECTURES (below)
WORKS OPENLY IN PROGRESS (below)
Biostrategy and Polymind. 1987 (approx. date of last full manuscript). A short version was published in the Journal of Social Intelligence.
The Checkmate Proposal. 1987 (approx). Circulated as printout.
Literary Machines, chapters 1-3 downloadable. 1981; most recent revision, 1993. Published by the author; available from an order page at Eastgate Systems, Cambridge, MA. Japanese translation available from ASCII Corporation, Tokyo.
The Home Computer Revolution. 1977. Translated also into Finnish and Japanese.
Computer Lib / Dream Machines. 1974; Microsoft Edition, 1987. To be republished in facsimile 25th anniversary edition, 1999. We are looking for short essays (100-400 words) by people who were influenced by the book.
Media 72. 1968. Unfortunately I do not have full rights to this work, and it cannot presently be made available to the public.
Life, Love, College, etc. 1959. Columns from the Swarthmore Phoenix, my senior year. Originally entitled We Need a Sociology Department.