Stewart Brand is the founder of the Long Now Foundation, the Global Business Network, and of the internet platform The WELL. From 1968 to 1998, he was editor of the Whole Earth Catalogue. Brand was the original founder of the Haight-Ashbury Trip Festival and, in the 1960s, persuaded NASA to release the first pictures of the whole earth from space after studying biology at Stanford University and serving in the US Army.Last updated on 26.11.2012
Stewart Brand has been active in politics since the 1960s, when he persuaded NASA to release the first images of the earth from space. The biologist, author and environmental activist sat down with Martin Eiermann to talk about the importance of discoursive frames, nuclear power and the benefits of technological innovation.