Howard Rheingold (aka "First Citizen of the Internet") is a pioneering figure in new media, especially in the field of virtual communities which have evolved as a result of Internet's emergence as a significant medium. One of Rheingold's seminal works is The Virtual Community an early exploration of virtual life online.
- Howard Rheingold's website
- The Well
- Summary of the chapters of Rheingold's book, The Virtual Community
- A 48MB Quicktime movie of Howard Rheingold and Andrea Saveri outlining the Cooperation Project, licensed under Creative Commons, hosted by the Internet Archive
- Keeping it real about virtual living an interview with Rheingold published on C|Net (1.16.07)