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• Infotention
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• Cooperation Theory and Practice
• Attention
• Smart Mobs
• Crap Detection
howardrheingold  infotention  augmentedcollectiveintelligence  collectiveintelligence  cooperation  theory  practice  social  society  attention  smartmobs  crapdetection  learning  socialmedia  web 
may 2013 by robertogreco - The Obvious? - Why Michael Jackson flashmobs made me emotional
"My first words were to suggest that the feeling of discomfort that they were experiencing was likely to be very similar to the extreme discomfort that people are likely to feel when their manager doesn't do what they expect but instead appears alongside them acting very more like one of them than adopting familiar command and control behaviors. People have been trained to expect certain structures and behaviour and pulling those away without explanation or alternative structures in place can be very disconcerting."
community  smartmobs  flashmobs  collaboration  euansemple  behavior  management  leadership  administration  organizations  structure  alternative 
july 2009 by robertogreco
'A Smart Mob Is Not Necessarily a Wise Mob' - OhmyNews International
"The technology itself does not guarantee peace or democracy. It really requires a literacy. It requires an informed citizenry. Journalism plays a role in that. Journalism brings to the people news they need to know about the workings of the State. And it
democracy  howardrheingold  journalism  smartmobs  via:preoccupations 
july 2008 by robertogreco
ABC News: Obama's 'Cybergenic' Edge: How McCain and Obama Operate in Cyberspace Could Determine Election's Outcome
"To win, candidates must now be "cybergenic" — able to surf, blog, IM and twitter their way into the hearts of activist "netizens...mediagenic contrast between Obama and McCain also is not tilting in McCain's favor"
twitter  barackobama  smartmobs  cybergenics  media  elections  politics  2008  johnmccain  internet  web  cyberspace  microblogging  paulsaffo 
june 2008 by robertogreco
San Fran torch relay is a social media extravaganza! « Grumblemouse Musings
"quickly tweeted @SFtorch, let them know what I was seeing, they then relayed to everyone following them & BOOM all of a sudden I providing information to protesters on ground...this is the most awesome ARG (except that its real) ever."
activism  smartmobs  socialmedia  socialnetworking  arg  twitter  via:preoccupations  lifeasgame 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Confessions of an Aca/Fan: the following post is [about] anonymous
"Nearly overnight, Anonymous shifted focus. The Anons began planning for a worldwide protest, they compiled research, started a lobbying campaign, and cranked out flyers and informational pamphlets."
culture  activism  anonymity  anonymous  henryjenkins  internet  meta  online  smartmobs  protest  politics  religion  scientology  ethics 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Draft Larry Lessig for Congress! - Boing Boing
"After the death of representative Lantos Lessig's district has an open seat in Congress and a special election will be held in early April. Lessig is rumored to be considering the position and has registered the domain"
larrylessig  congress  politics  policy  government  smartmobs  change  reform  corruption  elections  democracy  progressive  2008  us  activism  law  california  money  civics  transparency 
february 2008 by robertogreco
Kevin Kelly -- The Technium: The Bottom is Not Enough
"bottom-up hive mind will always take us much further than seems possible...Given enough time, dumb things can be smarter than we think [but] will never take us to our end goal. We are too impatient. So we add design & top down control to get where we wan
kevinkelly  smartmobs  hivemind  collaboration  wikipedia  jimmywales  clayshirky  citizendium  crowdsourcing  web  online  collaborative  design  elite  management  socialwebs  wisdomofcrowds  editing  editors 
february 2008 by robertogreco
Geeks without borders. - By Steven Johnson - Slate Magazine
"Go colonizes an entire city for its playing field; L3 colonizes the entire Web. These are games without frontiers."
immersive  mmorpg  mobile  smartmobs  arg  howardrheingold  pervasive  play  phones  games  collaborative  community  wireless  urban  technology  stevenjohnson 
october 2007 by robertogreco
SoMo Mobiles - Social Mobiles
"We are interested in the frustration and anger caused by other people's mobile phones."
design  technology  gadgets  society  ideo  prototype  mobile  phones  social  interactiondesign  interface  etiquette  innovation  interaction  people  product  research  smartmobs  sound 
september 2005 by robertogreco

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