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From counterculture to cyberculture

Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the rise of digital utopianism

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From counterculture to cyberculture

Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the rise of digital utopianism

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In the early 1960s, computers haunted the American popular imagination. Bleak tools of the cold war, they embodied the rigid organization and mechanical conformity that made the military-industrial complex possible. But by the 1990s—and the dawn of the Internet—computers started to represent a very different kind of world: a collaborative and digital utopia modeled on the communal ideals of the hippies who so vehemently rebelled against the cold war establishment in the first place.

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From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism
May 15, 2008, University Of Chicago Press
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Table of Contents

The shifting politics of the computational metaphor
Stewart Brand meets the cybernetic counterculture
The Whole Earth Catalog as information technology
Taking the whole earth digital
Virtuality and community on The Well
Networking the new economy
Wired
The triumph of the network mode.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the rise of digital utopianism

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Dewey Decimal Class
303.48/33
Library of Congress
QA76.9.C66 T875 2006, QA76.9.C66T875 2006

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Pagination
p. cm.

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OL3417830M
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ISBN 10
0226817415
LCCN
2005034149
Library Thing
1403541
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5592

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