Ted Nelson At Midterm

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Nugget from the Reading: The computer is as inhuman as we make it. The computer is no more “cold” and “inhuman” than a toaster, bathtub or automobile (all associated with warm human activities). Living teachers can be as inhuman as members of any people-prodding profession, sometimes more so. Computerists speak of “freeing teachers for the creative part of their work;” in many cases it is not clear what creative tasks they could be freed for

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