Pando: February 12, 2015

Pando Press ThumbHow Silicon Valley’s Counterculture Went Corporate and Ruined Everything

January 14, 1992: Tens of thousands of artists, techies, politicians, and counterculture icons converged in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for a Silicon Valley event unlike anything the industry has seen, before or since.

Organizers called it the “Digital Be-In” — a play on 1967’s “Human Be-In,” which featured Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary in what was one of the highwater marks for the hippie movement.


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