John Perry Barlow: His blog, his Homestead at EFF, his recent Reason interview, his famous Declaration of Cyberspace Independence (1996), some Barlow lyrics (mostly recorded by Grateful Dead).

The Well today at Salon.

Howard Rheingold’s HotWired (today’s not anything like the HR version), then Electric Minds, thenBrainstorm Community.

Robert Putnam, Ray Oldenberg, Ronald Burt, Marc Granovetter, Walt Disney and others are listed our readings section.