Book Forum

An Army of Davids: How Markets and Technology Empower Ordinary People to Beat Big Media, Big Government, and Other Goliaths

(Nelson Current, 2006)

Date and Time
March 6, 2006 1 - 2:30 PM EST

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There was a time in the not‐​too‐​distant past when large companies and powerful governments reigned supreme over the little guy. But new technologies are empowering individuals like never before, and the Davids of the world—the amateur journalists, musicians, and owners of small businesses—are suddenly making a huge economic and social impact.

In An Army of Davids, author Glenn Reynolds, the man behind the immensely popular Instapun​dit​.com, provides an in‐​depth, big‐​picture view of a world where the small guys matter more and more. Reynolds explores the birth and growth of the individual’s surprisingly strong influence in arts and entertainment, anti‐​terrorism, nanotech and space research, and much more.

Featuring the author, Glenn Reynolds, Beauchamp Brogan Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tennessee, author of Instapun​dit​.com; and comments by Henry Farrell, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University, Contributor to crooked​tim​ber​.org.