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Brand, Stewart

Overview
Works: 117 works in 263 publications in 3 languages and 12,152 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  History  Forecasts  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Periodicals 
Roles: Interviewee, Editor, Other, Compiler, Performer
Classifications: TS199, 302.2307207444
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stewart Brand
Whole earth discipline : an ecopragmatist manifesto by Stewart Brand ( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With a combination of scientific rigor and passionate advocacy, Brand shows exactly where the sources of environmental dilemmas lie and offers a bold and inventive set of policies and solutions for creating a more sustainable society
The Media Lab : inventing the future at MIT by Stewart Brand ( Book )
20 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brand goes inside the world of MIT's Media Lab, famed for leading the reinvention of communition technology and applying computer science to daily life in new ways. The lab has led innovations in such fields as digital and computer programming, videocassette technology, e-mail, and holograms
How buildings learn : what happens after they're built by Stewart Brand ( Book )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Buildings have often been studied whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time." "Architects (and architectural historians) are interested only in a building's original intentions. Most are dismayed by what happens later, when a building develops its own life, responsive to the life within. To get the rest of the story - to explore the years between the dazzle of a new building and its eventual corpse - Stewart Brand went to facilities managers and real estate professionals, to preservationists and building historians, to photo archives and to futurists. He inquired, "What makes some buildings come to be loved?" He found that all buildings are forced to adapt, but only some adapt gracefully." "How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis which proposes that buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of space to becoming artists of time. A rich resource and point of departure, as stimulating for the general reader and home improvement hobbyist as for the building professional, the book is sure to generate ideas, provoke debate, and shake up habitual thinking." "From the connected farmhouses of New England to I.M. Pei's Media Lab, from "satisficing" to "form follows funding," from the evolution of bungalows to the invention of Santa Fe Style, from Low Road military surplus buildings to a High Road English classic like Chatsworth - this is a far-ranging survey of unexplored essential territory." "More than any other human artifact, buildings improve with time - if they're allowed. How Buildings Learn shows how to work with time rather than against it."--Jacket
The Next whole earth catalog : access to tools by Stewart, editor Brand ( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The clock of the long now : time and responsibility by Stewart Brand ( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though perhaps best known as a writer, Stewart Brand is primarily an inventor and designer. Trained as a biologist and army officer, he was an early multimedia artist. Brand has created a number of lasting institutions, including New Games Tournaments and the Hackers Conference. He is, with Daniel Hillis, Kevin Kelly, Esther Dyson and Brian Eno (among others), a founding member of the Long Now Foundation. He also co-founded the Global Business Network. Both organizations are dedicated to fostering "the art of the long view."
Earth days ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[This program] looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement -- from its post-war rustlings in the 1950s and the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson's incendiary bestseller 'Silent Spring' to the first wildly successful 1970 Earth Day celebration and the subsequent firestorm of political action."--Container
The Essential whole earth catalog : access to tools and ideas ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whole earth software catalog ( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
II cybernetic frontiers by Stewart Brand ( Book )
5 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whole earth software catalog for 1986 by Stewart Brand ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
News that stayed news, 1974-1984 : ten years of Coevolution quarterly ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space colonies by Stewart Brand ( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soft-tech ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The grabbing of the fairy : a masque by Michael McClure ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whole Earth discipline : why dense cities, nuclear power, transgenic crops, restored wildlands, radical science, and geoengineering are necessary by Stewart Brand ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Argues only science and engineering can save the planet from environmental catastrophe, and big investments are needed in nuclear energy, genetic engineering
The Evolution of revolution Facing the new millennium ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What can the costly yet valuable lessons of the past century suggest about the future of the United States, its partners in the Global Village, and planet Earth itself? What will be the long-term impact of the Internet and the Human Genome Project? Who will be the world's new movers and shakers? In this program, eminent visionaries share their observations on the last hundred years and offer their predictions regarding events and innovations yet to come
Whole earth software catalog ( )
in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nerds 2.0.1 a brief history of the Internet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. This second episode examines the advent of the PC and the need to connect them all to a network. But first someone had to figure out how to do it. That guy was Bob Metcalfe, founder of 3Com. As the market for networking evolved the battle began in earnest; 3Com, Sun, Novell, Cisco and Microsoft entered the market creating a civil war and billion-dollar partnerships
MIT mei ti shi yan shi by Stewart Brand ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pandora's promise ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we've got nuclear power wrong? An audience favorite at the Sundance Film Fesival, Pandora's Promise asks whether the one technology we fear most could save our planet from a climate catastrophe, while providing the energy needed to lift billions of people in the developing world out of poverty. In his controversial new film, Stone tells the intensely personal stories of environmentalists and energy experts who have undergone a radical conversion from being fiercely anti to strongly pro-nuclear energy, risking their careers and reputations in the process"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Stewart Brand
ブランド, スチュアート
Languages
English (157)
Chinese (2)
French (2)
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