Ritalin has only been available since the 1950’s, but people have had difficulty with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) forever. Inventor Hugo Gernsback offered his solution for highly-distractable people when he invented The Isolator in 1925. 196 more words
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The series looking at the essays in Brian Stableford’s Opening Minds: Essays on Fantastic Fiction continues.
Review: “William Wilson’s Prospectus for Science-Fiction, 1851“, Brian Stableford, 1975. 340 more words