Howard Rheingold

Pioneering internet intellectual, the author of numerous books about digital technology, and one of the founding members of the WELL, the first networked community. You can read more about him here.


The combination of attention engineering and targeted disinformation is destroying the democratic public sphere. What is the solution? Net literacy, though essential, is not enough, argues Howard Rheingold. The monopoly power of the internet companies must be curbed.