Fred Turner is an Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Communication at Stanford University. His research and teaching focus on media and cultural change, with an emphasis on new media and American cultural history. He is the author of Counterculture into Cyberculture: How Stewart Brand and the Whole Earth Network Transformed the Politics of Information (forthcoming, University of Chicago Press) and Echoes of Combat: The Vietnam War in American Memory (Anchor/Doubleday, 1996; rev. 2nd edition, University of Minnesota Press, 2001).