Berners Lee created the system that eventually caught on. But what people.ted-nelson talked about when he created hyperlinks were visible connections. Beams that show connection between different ideas.
He views the World Wide Web as a fork of his original idea of visible connection
Books used to have visible connections - The Rosetta Stone had 3 different documents in one place - vital in history - The Hebrew Talmud - religious textual criticism - Marginal glosses from middle ages manuscripts - Summaries printed in the margins of older books
Digital parallelism was recognized as important but in the digital age it has been lost (c.f. Digital Literacy)
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