The Original Kindle — From 1968!

This is captioned Alan Kay’s Dynabook mockup, first shown in 1968 over at Tablet PC Technology: The Next Generation.

Source: Wikimedia Commons

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

Alan Kay

Not much new under the sun, eh?


Wikipedpia: Dynabook entry
Wikipedpia: Alan Kay entry
Remembering the Dynabook


2 Responses to The Original Kindle — From 1968!

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  2. John Maxwell says:

    Kay’s Dynabook was — even in its mid-1970s prototypes — already vastly more capable than the Kindle. See

    Kay’s Dynabook wasn’t an e-reader; it was an e-writer.

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