Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Background: LiveHives

I prefer to speak in terms of "livehives" and "flashraids" as the suffix to the more commonly used term "smartmob" is not entirely descriptive of the reality of the Internet organized gatherings I have observed.

In 2003, a speaking engagement at Defcon 11 (schedule reproduced below) marked the first time I presented an analysis of the LiveHive phenomenon.

(To be continued....)

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Introducing LiveHive Watch

Welcome to LiveHive Watch.