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  1. Feb 2021
    1. Film and television

      Examples of the world fair in movies

    2. The eyes of the Fair are on the future—not in the sense of peering toward the unknown nor attempting to foretell the events of tomorrow and the shape of things to come, but in the sense of presenting a new and clearer view of today in preparation for tomorrow

      The importance of looking ahead but not trying to predict the future

    3. It was the first exposition to be based on the future, with an opening slogan of "Dawn of a New Day", and it allowed all visitors to take a look at "the world of tomorrow".
    1. About AAK A coalition of some of the world’s key scholarly publishers, platforms, libraries, educational institutions, and technology organizations are coming together to create an open, interoperable annotation layer over their content

      Annotating All Knowledge (AAK) definition

    1. With side-by-side displays, the never-built Memex desk would have let a user compare and create links between microfilm documents.

      In 1948, Vannever Bush predicted the web using a conceptual prototype called the memex.

    1. Researcher Alan Kay, believing “the best way to predict the future is to invent it,” mocked up a wirelessly connected tablet-like computer for kids in 1968. His “dynamic book,” or Dynabook, was among the most influential computers never built.

      Alan Kay predicts tablet (iPad) in 1968.

    1. A conversation layer over the entire web that works everywhere, without needing implementation by any underlying site.

      Vannevar Bush wanted the memex would do this.