Mob rule?

15th November 2002 at 00:00
Anyone interested in the future of the book, texting, the internet and social activism should take a look at Howard Rheingold's website. Built around his new book, Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution (Perseus Press), it presents the tenets of the book with links to related discussions worldwide. "Smart Mobs"? They are what emerge when "communication and computing technologies amplify human talents for co-operation". And their impact can be "both beneficial and destructive".

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today