From Counterculture To Cyberculture: How The Whole Earth Catalog Brought Us Virtual Community
Fred Turner is an assistant professor and the director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Communication at Stanford University. He is the author of From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism (2006)
Be the Ball
Greg Niemeyer and Joe McKay, UC Berkeley
Greg and Joe will be discussing their current thinking, some of which is related to the course "Foundations of American Cyberculture," presently being taught at UC Berkeley. The lectures from this course are available as podcasts.
Joe McKay is an artist who makes work with and about digital culture.
Greg Niemeyer founded the Stanford University Digital Art Center, which he directed until 2001, when he was appointed at UC Berkeley as assistant professor for New Media. At UC Berkeley, he is involved in the development of the Center for New Media, focusing on the critical analysis of the impact of new media on human experiences.
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Added by thatpaul on November 6, 2006