Sunday, October 16

Whole Earth Catalog

Wikipedia - "The Whole Earth Catalog (WEC) was an American counterculture magazine and product catalog published by Stewart Brand several times a year between 1968 and 1972, and occasionally thereafter, until 1998. The magazine featured essays and articles, but was primarily focused on product reviews. The editorial focus was on self-sufficiency, ecology, alternative education, 'do it yourself' (DIY), and holism, and featured the slogan "access to tools". While WEC listed and reviewed a wide range of products (clothing, books, tools, machines, seeds, etc.), it did not sell any of the products directly. ..."
Guardian: Stewart Brand's Whole Earth Catalog, the book that changed the world
Open Culture
Open Culture - The Whole Earth Catalog Online: Stewart Brand’s “Bible” of the 60s Generation
amazon - The Last Whole Earth Catalog: Acess to Tools, The Next Whole Earth Catalog: Access to Tools

2009 April: CoEvolution Quarterly, 2013 December: THE WHOLE EARTH: California and The Disappearance of The Outside, 2015 July: Watch Stewart Brand’s 6-Part Series How Buildings Learn, With Music by Brian Eno