P. Golding

Helpful votes received on reviews: 86% (19 of 22)


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Parlay/OSA: From Standards to Reality by Musa Unmehopa
...including what it's all about and what it's good for. Fairly condensed treatment, yet comprehensive enough as an introductory text.
Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution by Howard Rheingold
19 of 22 people found the following review helpful
Rheingold is a widely publicised techno-oracle of our age, having made his mark with his earlier works and ideas on virtual reality. If you’re already familiar with the potential of mobile technology, then this book may disappoint a little, especially if one is looking for something very prescient from the mind of Rheingold. In fact, his book is more about observations, full of vignettes from many encounters with both users and creators of mobile phone technology. The emphasis is on the social arrangements that are facilitated by mobile technology and he offers some useful takes on the influence of cultural context, a refreshing change from a US-centric view that one might otherwise… Read more