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Alex Wright

Alex Wright


Alex Wright is a writer, researcher and designer who has led user experience initiatives for The New York Times, Etsy, The Long Now Foundation, Yahoo!, IBM, and Harvard University, among others. He is the author of the forthcoming book Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age.


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For most of us who work on the Web, it's almost impossible to imagine a world without browsers. But in the years leading up to Tim Berners-Lee's world-changing invention, several other visionary information scientists were exploring alternative systems that anticipated - and in some ways surpassed - today's Web. Read more.


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