Brand, Stewart

Brand, Stewart

(1938–  ) editor, author; born in Rockford, Ill. A graduate of Stanford (1960), he became associated with the Merry Pranksters, a West Coast group of bohemian writers and intellectuals. He then became the founding editor of the counterculture series, The Whole Earth Catalogue, from 1968–71; from 1983–85 he was editor-in-chief of The Whole Earth Software Catalogue. He became a research scientist at the Media Lab of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1986 and published the account of the lab's work the following year.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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