From 1984-1990 Kelly was publisher and editor of the Whole Earth Review, a journal of unorthodox technical news. He co-founded the ongoing Hackers' Conference, and was involved with the launch of the WELL, a pioneering online service started in 1985. He authored the best-selling "New Rules for the New Economy," and the classic book on decentralized emergent systems, "Out of Control." He also a charter board member of the Long Now Foundation which is building a monumental clock to tick for 10,000 years.
of going to college he went to Asia as a photographer. His photographs
have appeared in Life and other national magazines. He has no
college or university degrees.
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