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The Virtual Community

Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier

by Howard Rheingold

  • 282 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer Communications & Networking,
  • Impact of computing & IT on society,
  • Internet - General,
  • Communication (General),
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Computer - Internet,
  • Virtual Reality,
  • Sociology,
  • Information Technology,
  • Computers / Computer Science,
  • Communication,
  • Computer Networks,
  • Internet,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9458696M
    ISBN 100262681218
    ISBN 109780262681216

    MY VIRTUAL COMMUNITY has members. MY VIRTUAL COMMUNITY - offers new awesome possibilities for everyone!!! Have You ever thought that FaceBook could.   The D.C. Public Library is putting a virtual spin on its book club: Elizabeth Acevedo’s “With the Fire on High” is up first, and for a few Saturdays starting Ma the library will host Author: Angela Haupt.

      Howard Rheingold has been called the First Citizen of the Internet. In this book he tours the "virtual community" of online networking. He describes a community that is as real and as much a mixed bag as any physical community-one where people talk, argue, seek information, organize politically, fall in love, and dupe others/5().   In his book, The Virtual Community, Rheingold wrote this about the internet: your chances of making friends are magnified by orders of magnitude over the old methods of finding a .

    The value of any knowledge-based virtual community derives from the quality of conversation and the expertise of the pool of contributors. People in newsgroups that exchange serious information, tired of the same questions repeatedly asked by newcomers, started compiling and posting FAQs--lists of frequently asked questions.   Community Health Care Nursing has become established as an essential source of reference for all those working in the primary care and community health care domain. The Fourth Edition of this successful text focuses on new emergent agendas which affect primary care and public health education and service delivery/improvement.


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Introduction; Chapter One: The Heart of the WELL. Howard Rheingold has been called the First Citizen of the Internet. In this book he tours the "virtual community" of online networking.

He describes a community that is as real and as much a mixed bag as any physical community—one where people talk, argue, seek information, organize politically, fall in love, and dupe others.

Originally published inThe Virtual Community is more timely than ever. This edition contains a new chapter, in which the author revisits his ideas about online social communication now that so much more of the world's population is wired. In this book he tours the “virtual community” of online networking.

Book Description He describes a community that is as real and as much a mixed bag as any physical community — one where people talk, argue, seek information, organize politically, fall in love, and dupe others. In The Virtual Community, Howard Rheingold returns the focus of our attention to people, working back from this commercialized present to the very beginnings of computer-mediated communication, giving us the lay of the land before it was discovered by government and the corporate giants.

Howard Rheingold has been called the First Citizen of the Internet. In this book he tours the "virtual community" of online networking. He describes a community that is as real and as much a mixed bag as any physical community -- one where people talk, argue, seek information, organize politically, fall in love, and dupe others/10(24).

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THE VIRTUAL COMMUNITY is an enthusiastic tour of the network world, in which the author is an experienced participant.

At the same time, activists and educational reformers are using the same medium as a political tool. You can use virtual communities to find a date, sell a lawnmower, publish a novel, conduct a meeting.

Some people use virtual communities as a form of psychotherapy. The Ananda Virtual Community is a vibrant spiritual environment comprising hundreds of sincere seekers and meditators from across the globe.

It is designed to be a portable source of inspiration, instruction and spiritual friendship that you can access anytime and anywhere. In The Virtual Community, Howard Rheingold returns the focus of our attention to people, working back from this commercialized present to the very beginnings of computer-mediated communication, giving us the lay of the land before it was discovered by government and Pages: The Virtual Community: Table of Contents By Howard Rheingold.

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In this book he tours the "virtual community" of online networking. He describes a community that is as real and as much a mixed bag as any physical community -- one where people talk, argue, seek information, organize politically, fall in love, and dupe others.

At the same time that he tells moving stories about people who have received online. The chapters provide a basis for thinking about the dynamics of Internet community building. This includes consideration of the role of the self or individual as a participant in virtual community, and the design and refinement of technology as the conduit for extending and enhancing the possibilities of community building in cyberspace.

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Techopedia explains Virtual Community This term is originally attributed to Howard Rheingold’s book "The Virtual Community," which was published in In it, Rheingold describes the virtual community as social aggregations that emerge from the Internet when people continue discussions long enough and with enough emotion to form real human relationships within cyberspace.

The first use of the term virtual community appeared in a article by Gene Youngblood written in but published in about Electronic Cafe (), an art project by artists Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz that connected five restaurants around Los Angeles and an art museum through a.

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If you buy. "When you think of a title for a book, you are forced to think of something short and evocative, like, well, 'The Virtual Community,' even though a more accurate title might be: 'People who use computers to communicate, form friendships that sometimes form the basis of communities, but you have to be careful to not mistake the tool for the task.Howard Rheingold, American writer who was especially influential in the development of virtual communities; he wrote The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier (), which was one of the first books to treat the Internet as a social and cultural environment worthy of popular and academic attention.