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Title: What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry

The internet is arguably the largest accumulation of information in one place, yet its own beginnings remain largely undocumented. In researching his recent book, John Markoff collected oral historiesmore » from many of the Stanford-area researchers whose technological inventions defined the both modern internet and personal computer. In his talk, Markoff will explore the role that the counterculture and anti war movements of the 1960s and 1970s played in the work of these researchers as they created what would later be called the "world's largest legal accumulation of wealth."« less
Title: What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry
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Publication Date: 2006-01-30
OSTI Identifier: 987406
DOE Contract Number: AC02-76SF00515
Other Number(s): Other: Sixties Counterculture and the Personal Computer
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: SLAC Colloquium Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on January 30, 2006
Research Org: SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING ; 60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES ; INTERNET ; PERSONAL COMPUTER ; TECHNOLOGICAL INVENTIONS ; CULTURE
Publisher: Science Videos from the SLAC Colloquium Series
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:09:25
System Entry Date: 2017-12-22