Smart Mobs

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Smart Mob
... A smart mob is a group that, contrary to the usual connotations of a mob, behaves intelligently or efficiently because of its exponentially increasing network links ... The concept was introduced by Howard Rheingold in his book Smart Mobs The Next Social Revolution ... According to Rheingold, smart mobs are an indication of the evolving communication technologies that will empower the people ...
Smart Mob - Examples
... Essentially, the smart mob is a practical implementation of collective intelligence ... According to Rheingold, examples of smart mobs are the street protests organized by the anti-globalization movement ... The Free State Project has been described in Foreign Policy as an example of potential "smart mob rule" ...

Famous quotes containing the words mobs and/or smart:

    The mob in silence leaves their prince’s side,
    And to the coming ruler gives its love,
    And is with mobs the custom.
    Publius Papinius Statius (c. 40–96)

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