What The Dormouse Said

Author: John Markoff
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101201084
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What the Dormouse Said is a poignant, funny, and inspiring book by one of the smartest technology writers around.

Piracy

Author: Adrian Johns
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226401200
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12 J. MarkoΩ, What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped
the Personal Computer Industry (New York: Viking, 2005), 85–87; Levy, Hackers,
23, 39–49, 60, 88, 124–36. 13 T. J. Sturgeon, “How Silicon Valley Came to Be,” in
Understanding Silicon Valley: The Anatomy of an Entrepreneurial Region, ed. M.
Kenney (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2000), 15–47, esp. 44. 14
MarkoΩ, What the Dormouse Said, 94–97, 103–4. 15 MarkoΩ, What the
Dormouse ...

The Yankee Road

Author: James D. McNiven
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 1627871411
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John Markoff, What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped
the Personal Computer Industry (New York: Viking, 2005), 248. 67. Cringely,
Accidental Empires, 91. 68. Jim Cullen, The Art of Democracy: A Concise History
of Popular Culture in the United States (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1996),
136. 69. Earls, Route 128, 100. 70. Ibid., 8. 71. The most famous spinoff in the
valley was that of the “traitorous eight,” engineers who left Shockley to found the ...

Groovy Science

Author: David Kaiser
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022637307X
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Turner, From Counterculture to Cyberculture, 4, 53; John Markoff, What the
Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer
Industry (New York: Viking, 2005); and Richard Barbrook and Andy Cameron, “
The California Ideology,” Science as Culture 6, no. 6 (1996): 44–72. 78. Look into
the footnotes of many histories of the microelectronics and personal-computer
industries, and you are apt to find arguments built on information originally
reported in IST ...

Frontiers Of Psychedelic Consciousness

Author: David Jay Brown
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1620553937
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... the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal
Computer Industry, John Markoff described the history of the personal computer.
He showed that there is a direct connection between the psychedelic use in the
American counterculture of the 1950s and 1960s and the development of the
computer industry. Steve Jobs said taking LSD was among the two or three most
important things he had done in his life. He has stated that people around him,
who did not ...

Computing

Author: Britannica Educational Publishing
Publisher: Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN: 1615307079
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... with hard—to—find details on wartime computer work in England, early
computer development in Europe andJapan, and EN IAC. Paul Freiberger and
Michael Swaine, Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer, 2nd ed
. (2000), describes the nascent years of the personal computer industry and the
growth that took place in Silicon Valley. John Markoff, What the Dormouse Said:
How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry (2005),
is the only ...

Sex Drugs And Rock N Roll

Author: Robert C. Cottrell
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442246073
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In an essay for Time magazine in 1995, “We Owe It All to the Hippies,” Stewart
Brand asserted that “the counterculture's scorn for centralized authority provided
the philosophical foundations of not only the leaderless Internet but also the
entire personal-computer revolution.”11 The journalist John Markoff examines
the fuller story in What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture
Shaped the Personal Computer Industry (2005), as does Fred Turner in From
Counterculture to ...

In Your Computer

Author: Domenico Quaranta
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1291854045
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My obsession with these questions began about one year ago, when I was trying
to understand how the so called “surfing club” generation of Internet artists were “
living” the computer environment and the Web. My interest has been nurtured
recently by the simultaneous reading of two books: What the Dormouse Said.
How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry (2005) [
7], by John Markoff, and Born digital. understanding the first generation of digital
natives ...

Atari Age

Author: Michael Z. Newman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035715
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... the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal
Computer Industry (New York: Viking, 2005). 5. Martin Campbell-Kelly, From
Airline Reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog: A History of the Software Industry (
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003), 212–214; Christopher Felix McDonald, “
Building the Information Society: A History of Computing as Notes 217 4 Video
Games as Computers, Computers as Toys.