﻿1 00:00:01,069 --> 00:00:03,319 (clicking) 2 00:00:04,944 --> 00:00:06,618 (whirring) 3 00:00:06,618 --> 00:00:08,868 (clicking) 4 00:00:14,373 --> 00:00:16,533 - [Narrator] The owner of the memex, let us say, 5 00:00:16,533 --> 00:00:19,647 is interested in the properties of the bow and arrow. 6 00:00:19,647 --> 00:00:22,639 He has dozens of possibly pertinent books and articles 7 00:00:22,639 --> 00:00:27,639 in his memex. (clicking and whirring) 8 00:00:27,817 --> 00:00:30,161 First he runs through an encyclopedia, 9 00:00:30,161 --> 00:00:32,085 finds an interesting but sketchy article, 10 00:00:32,085 --> 00:00:33,837 and leaves it projected. 11 00:00:33,837 --> 00:00:37,170 (clicking and thumping) 12 00:00:42,204 --> 00:00:45,924 Next, in the history, he finds another pertinent item, 13 00:00:45,924 --> 00:00:50,924 and ties the two together. (whirring and clicking) 14 00:00:55,060 --> 00:00:58,854 Thus he goes, building a trail of many items. 15 00:00:58,854 --> 00:01:02,084 Occasionally, he inserts a comment of his own, 16 00:01:02,084 --> 00:01:04,402 either linking it into the main trail, 17 00:01:04,402 --> 00:01:08,735 or joining it by a side trail, to a particular item. 18 00:01:11,507 --> 00:01:14,118 His trails do not fade. 19 00:01:14,118 --> 00:01:17,118 Several years later, his talk with a friend 20 00:01:17,118 --> 00:01:21,376 turns to the Turkish bow. In fact he has a trail on it. 21 00:01:21,376 --> 00:01:25,500 It is an interesting trail, pertinent to the discussion. 22 00:01:25,500 --> 00:01:27,928 So he sets a reproducer in action, 23 00:01:27,928 --> 00:01:30,287 photographs the whole trail out, 24 00:01:30,287 --> 00:01:34,360 and passes it to his friend for insertion in his own memex. 25 00:01:34,360 --> 00:01:36,610 (clicking) 26 00:01:39,846 --> 00:01:41,436 (whirring) 27 00:01:41,436 --> 00:01:43,686 (clicking) 28 00:01:50,806 --> 00:01:53,056 (whirring) 29 00:01:55,240 --> 00:01:58,240 (children laughing) 30 00:01:59,243 --> 00:02:01,493 (clicking) 31 00:02:27,782 --> 00:02:30,115 (whirring)