From 2004 – 2010, based at the Anthropology Department of Leiden University, I participated in this research project, funded by the Netherlands Association for Scientific Research (NWO), to conduct my PhD research on the mutual influences of the ‘West Coast’ counter-cultural movement and the emergence of the Personal Computer, the Apple MacIntosh graphic user interface and the Internet since the sixties.

You can find the full description of the overarching project here. Here you can download the resulting dissertation New Edge. Technology and Spirituality in Silicon Valley.