Stanford University
Stanford, California

Stanford University Libraries present From Counterculture to Cyberculture: The Legacy of the Whole Earth Catalog, on Thursday, November 9, 2006 7 - 9pm.


Stewart Brand, founder of the Whole Earth Catalog and co-chairman of the Long Now Foundation

Kevin Kelly, former executive editor of Wired magazine and author of Out of Control: The Rise of Neo-Biological Civilization and New Rules for the New Economy

Howard Rheingold, author of The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier and Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution

Fred Turner, moderator and assistant professor of communication, Stanford University, author of "From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Catalog, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism."

The panelists will illuminate the extraordinary impact of the Whole Earth Catalog and the American counterculture on contemporary computing and everyday life. The symposium will be held November 9 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Cubberley Auditorium at Stanford and will be followed by a public reception with the panelists. The event is co-sponsored by Stanford's Department Communication and American Studies Program.

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Added by bradlauster on October 25, 2006



Announced this on The WELL, hopefully some wellfolks will come on down. Probably I'll be able to come by too; sounds fun!

(upon edit -- i will not be there. Hoping for recordings of some kind, and a presense from active wellbeings! Congrats on the event.)