Sad that Vannevar Bush did not live to see his hypertext vision go mainstream; see the “Memex concept” section of his Wikipedia article for more details
June 28, 1974
Vannevar Bush Dies
Mathematician, scientist and computer pioneer Vannevar Bush died. Bush was born in Everett, Mass., on March 11, 1890. Also deeply involved with wartime computer projects, Bush invented an electromechanical differential analyzer before the war.