Monthly Archives: April 2010

From Counterculture to Cyberculture: The Legacy of the Whole Earth Catalog

I keep meeting people who think that Internet culture, the web and social media in particular, is the exclusive domain of kids, new geeks, millenials.  Anyone who has read Fred Turner’s book understands that the interactive, social web that dominates our lives is the child of the sixties.  And that we owe a huge debt to Stewart Brand and to people like Howard Rheingold and Kevin Kelly, for helping us make sense of it all.