What the Dormouse Said by John Markoff
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What the Dormouse Said
By John Markoff

What the Dormouse Said

How the 60s Culture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry annotated edition

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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."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143036760
ISBN-10: 0143036769
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 138mm x 19mm)
Pages: 310
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Markoff

John Markoff is a senior writer for The New York Times who has coauthored Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier and the bestselling Takedown: The Pursuit and Capture of Kevin Mitnick, America s Most Wanted Computer Outlaw."

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