book by Ted Nelson first published 1974

is considered to be the first book on personal computers (it came out shortly before the release of Altair8800

Stephen Levy in his book Hackers describes Computer Lib as “the epic of the computer revolution, the bible of the hacker dream” and said that “Nelson was stubborn enough to publish it when no one else seemed to think it was a good idea”


The book has a unique design; it has two front-covers. One for Computer Lib and one for Dream Machines.