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"Memex" is the name of the hypothetical proto-hypertext system originally descrbed by Vannevar Bush. He described it in "As We May Think", an article published in The Atlantic in 1945.

Many, many systems were inspired by Memex, and many systems borrow the name (or are plays on the name). Here's a few:

Link to Bush's 1945 article: