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From counterculture to cyberculture : Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the rise of digital utopianism

By: Turner, Fred.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: x, 327 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226817422.Other title: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the rise of digital utopianism.Subject(s): Brand, Stewart | Whole Earth catalog (Menlo Park, Calif.) | Computers and civilization | Information technology -- History -- 20th century | Counterculture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Computer networks -- Social aspects | Subculture -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 20th century | Technology -- Social aspects -- California, NorthernOnline resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-312) and index.

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.

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