hyperMedia is the cheerful, yet often over coddled, younger sister of the mythical Xanalogical Media (a tetchy and mysterious character, who has been struggling for many eons to take physical form).

Visual techniques for orientation in hypermedia structures' Mikael Kindborg > http://www.ida.liu.se/~mikki/comics/lic/chap0.htm

http://www.blueoxen.com/papers/0000D/

see also: InterMedia, Media Systems, GroupWare etc+