“From Hippies to Hackers” is a panel discussion on how counterculture ideals have shaped technology and media since the 1960s. Beyond the Book’s Christopher Kenneally hosts John Markoff, author of What the Dormouse Said and a senior writer for the NY Times; John Leland, author of Hip:The History, also a reporter for the NY Times and previously a columnist at SPIN Magazine and editor-in-chief of Details; and Ken Goffman (a.k.a. R.U. Sirius), author of Counterculture Through the Ages and a well-known cultural commentator.
This podcast was originally recorded at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on December 13, 2005.