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From "Open Mind" to "Open Source": how the Counterculture of the Sixties led to the Personal Computer and to the Unlimited Information Age. Albert Hofmann?s discovery has not only significantly marked 20th century culture it also influenced technology. Personal computer, Internet and "Open Source" software would not have been developed the way the were without LSD-induced inspirations. "Acid heads" laid the foundation for what we nowadays call computer revolution and information age. They even used the connections of the Arpanet, the predecessor of the today's InterNet, in order to arrange a marijuana deal...

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