10 aug. 2017

Vladimir Nabokov indexed time (sic!), not only information

“Here lies the sense of literary creation: to portray ordinary objects as they will be reflected in the kindly mirrors of future times… the times when a man who might put on the most ordinary jacket of today will be dressed up for an elegant masquerade.”

Mirrors the future times indeed... Isn`t it a quite fairly reproduction of his way of working with indexed cards our way of working with windows? In his garrage, Bill Gates read Nabokov?! :P
Or, at least, this interview from Playboy, from 1964 ... read more.