Our bookmarks on this topic are also at pinboard.in/u:unison/t:web2.0/
Steven Johnson wrote Interface Culture, a book that found an enthusiastic reception among web folks, who appreciated its theme that wired culture is creating new metaphors for ways to see the larger world.
Phatic communication is communication with little hard, informational content, but lots of emotional and social content. It doesn’t get much said, but it has social effects so powerful, it gets lots done.
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