Entries tagged: Howard Rheingold

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Twitter Literacy: what makes the tool valuable?

Critic and writer Howard Rheingold has just coined a very interesting concept. The Twitter Literacy theory (“I refuse to make up a Twittery name for it”, says Rheingold) is motivated by the fact that Nielsen[…]

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Howard Rheingold: how to make a successful virtual community

[flv]http://unescochair.blogs.uoc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/137/2009/02/hrl.flv[/flv] It was a great pleasure and honour to share a working day with one of the most influential writers about the Internet. As Howard Rheingold says on the video teaser we published some days[…]

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Howard Rheingold’s ‘Virtual Learning Communities’ teaser

  [flv]http://unescochair.blogs.uoc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/137/2009/02/hrt.flv[/flv]  This UNESCO Chair in e-Learning had the privilege of sharing knowledge with Howard Rheingold last December. The American sociologist and writer, author of the so-famous book Smart Mobs and creator of the ‘virtual[…]

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Howard Rheingold: On line social networks

Howard Rheingold (U.S.A – 1947) is one of the most important writers and critics focused on the economics and sociocultural aspects of the internet. Rheingold, which is the creator of the “virtual community” term, started[…]