This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895

| 30/05/2014 | 0 Comments

otletThe Internet is a whole lot older than we originally thought.According to a new book, titled “Cataloguing The World,” a little-known Belgian entrepreneur named Paul Otlet envisioned a world wide web well before the computer (and the actual World Wide Web) was invented.

The book was written by Alex Wright, the director of user experience and product research at The New York Times, and can be purchased on Amazon. Wright also wrote about his research at The Atlantic. In 1895, Otlet first imagined a universal libra.

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