Contemporary History of the Information Society

The projects analyse the changes of society because of the process of computerisation and the use of information technology.



In 1981 Wau Holland was one of the founders of the Chaos Computer Club. Photo: Wau Holland Stiftung.

Sub- and Countercultures of Computer Usage since the 1970s

Julia Gül Erdogan

Associated PhD project

In addition to governmental, military and economic interests, there have been sub- and countercultures dealing with the new medium since the beginnings of computer usage. In particular the hackers, but also players, pursued their own practices with...

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