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Problem: books written about the Internet now are irrelevant in two years. Look at the age of this book and then... maybe write your own. It will be more relevant.Published on December 27, 2013 by K Grey
This book is right on the target for talking about technology in our society and the way it will shape all who interact with it.Published on July 28, 2013 by Heather M. Pond
Howard Rheingold is a prophet it seems. His research and then conclusions he came up with were great. Read morePublished on July 12, 2013 by teachgeek
The book consists largely of interviews with creative thinkers in the field of computer-enabled communication and on-site impressions of places where mobile communications have... Read morePublished on May 11, 2011 by Berglund Center for Internet Studies
Took a class of "Self-organization in Science, Technology, and Society" (at a highly respected research institution) where this was used as a main reference. Read morePublished on June 14, 2010 by Lorne E. Nix
Well, there isn't much to add to the subject. The book is quite engaging and thought provoking. Yet, it was good for when it was written. Read morePublished on January 18, 2009 by Eugene
When this book was published, I was in 8th grade and 100mb zip drives were the hottest technology to enter my school. Read morePublished on November 30, 2008 by Quantum
Rheingold is very bright and full of profound insight. He is abysmal at communicating those ideas. This book is so heavily referenced that reading it is a torment and a slog. Read morePublished on August 29, 2008 by Cecil Bothwell