[SIGCIS-Members] What inspired Bush's Memex?

Koblentz, Evan evank at njit.edu
Tue Nov 15 18:56:22 PST 2022

Does anyone have documentation, or good theories, about how/where Vannevar
Bush was inspired to develop his ideas for the speculative Memex? I know
that he was privy to the latest computer developments, but how did he make
the jump from plugboards and punch cards to a virtual encyclopedia and
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