Howard Rheingold

Howard Rheingold is the author of:

Tools for Thought

The Virtual Community

Smart Mobs


editor of Whole Earth Review

editor of The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog

founding executive editor of Hotwired

founder of Electric Minds http://

Non-resident Fellow, Annenberg Center for Communication, USC, 2007

Visiting Professor, De Montfort University, UK

Has taught:

Participatory Media and Collective Action (UC Berkeley, SIMS, Fall 2005, 2006, 2007)

Virtual Community/Social Media (Stanford, Fall 2007, 2008; UC Berkeley,

Spring 2008, 2009)

Toward a Literacy of Cooperation (Stanford, Winter, 2005)

Digital Journalism (Stanford University Winter, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 )

Current projects:

Social Media Classroom

The Cooperation Project

Participatory Media Literacy

HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation grantee

21st Century Literacies 40 min video 6 minute vid interview, same subject: