utopia (n.)
1551, from Modern Latin Utopia, literally “nowhere,” coined by Thomas More (and used as title of his book, 1516, about an imaginary island enjoying the utmost perfection in legal, social, and political systems), from Greek ou “not” + topos “place”. Extended to any perfect place by 1610s.


This 1987 IBM advertisement depicts a fractal landscape image created by IBM physicist Dr. Richard Voss. The text in the ad discusses IBM’s approach of intellectual freedom coupled with technological support.