History of Computers and Computing, Internet, Dreamers

The Dreamers and the Godfathers

In this section I’ll present some people, who had a vision of or defined some aspects or features of communication networks, Internet and WWW, several decades (or even centuries) before their actual implementing as a global communication network of knowledge:

Robert Hooke Claude Chappe
Jules Verne Paul Otlet
Mark Twain Nikola Tesla
Herbert Wells Wilhelm Ostwald
Emanuel Goldberg George Stibitz
Vannevar Bush Murray Leinster
Jorge Luis Borges
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