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From Counterculture to Cyberculture

Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism

From Counterculture to Cyberculture( )
Author: Turner, Fred
Series title:Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-81742-2
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:354
Detailed Subjects: Computers / Social Aspects
Computers / Information Technology
Social Science / Sociology / General
Computers / Networking / General
Technology & Engineering / Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.6 x 22.6 x 1.867 cm
Book Weight:0.536 Kilograms



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