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Brilliant cultural history based in part on Stewart Brand's personal archives, donated to Stanford where Turner teaches. Stewart edited the Whole Earth Catalog for years. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Roger Brindle
This book is both very well written, and very interesting. Five stars simply because "I love it". Easy read, both entertaining and illuminating. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lars Risan
Heavy read, but well researched and an interesting look into the counter-culture around the west coast cyber-community. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
Thanks!!! As for the book, same geocentric propaganda self-promoting bulls*** from the same folks - as usual.Published 20 months ago by Kit A Galloway
A very interesting look at computer history and one that's not often fronted. Although the author can get lost in vignettes, it is a good read overall.Published 23 months ago by Grace
I agree wholeheartedly with the NY Times review. My personal journey in northern California was precisely from the counterculture to the cyberculture in Silicon Valley. Read morePublished on March 30, 2014 by David Mayes
I found the book a bit dull in the beginning, due to its chronologic nature; but nevertheless, very interesting and absorbing after the fact that its full of detailed descriptions... Read morePublished on February 19, 2014 by xebeck
I purchased this book after hearing Fred Turner give a talk on his latest research. The book is very well written. Read morePublished on July 23, 2010 by Jeffrey Hart