This is the last in my Californication series that has looked at the influence of California on our new radical technologies. The thought pieces considered the beginning of the counter culture and its growth into a global phenomenon, before asking whether it had become a capitalist dystopia.
This piece will draw the series to a close with potentially a more positive view of some of the latest disruptors by considering a potential swing back to Hippie 2.0, with the emergence of more organisations where profit and purpose were on an equal footing.
Millennials, the global guardians of capital
As explored in the first piece Californication and the radical technologies , Hippie 1.0 has strong links to the summer of love and found its roots in places like Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco. My original plan for this piece was to set up and explore the rise of the new Millennials and how