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What the Dormouse Said

How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal ComputerIndustry

What the Dormouse Said by John Markoff
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Most histories of the personal computer industry focus on technology or business. John Markoff’s landmark book is about the culture and consciousness behind the first PCs—the culture being counter– and the consciousness expanded, sometimes chemically. It’s a brilliant evocation of Stanford, California, in the 1960s and ’70s, where a group of visionaries set out to turn computers into a means for freeing minds and information. In these pages one encounters Ken Kesey and the phone hacker Cap’n Crunch, est and LSD, The Whole Earth Catalog and the Homebrew Computer Lab. What the Dormouse Said is a poignant, funny, and inspiring book by one of the smartest technology writers around.
Penguin Publishing Group; April 2005
336 pages; ISBN 9781101201084
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Title: What the Dormouse Said
Author: John Markoff
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