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Old 07-13-2010, 10:35 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by WillAdams View Post
mike_bike_kite --- thanks, but I was more looking for the reference which curtw made, for the ebook reader, save I was thinking more of the ubiquitous small hand-held computer --- the first reference I'm thinking of for that would be Niven & Pournelle's _The Mote in God's Eye_ which was from 1974, but surely there were others between 1961 and 1974.

William
The same site says that your memory is accurate: Pocket Computer originated with The Mote in God's Eye
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