Author: Douglas Rushkoff

Don’t miss the most recent episodes of Team Human! On Episode 109, Douglas hosted Jason Schmitt. Jason looks at the big business of for-profit academic publishing in his new documentary Paywall:The Business of Scholarship. Should the the world’s research be locked behind closed doors? Jason makes the case for open access on today’s Team Human. This week […]

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I want to make sure you don’t miss this conversation with Fred Turner featured on last week’s Team Human: How were the early utopian visions of technology subsumed into an ideology of individualism and ultimately, consumerism? Fred Turner, author of Counterculture to Cyberculture and The Surround, discusses with me how Gregory Bateson and Margaret Meade […]

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Playing for Team Human today is systems thinker, writer, and filmmaker Nora Bateson. Nora will be telling us how to stop looking at things as objects and begin seeing the spaces and connections between them. It’s not too late to bring our species back from the brink! This conversation was recorded backstage in Palo Alto at the […]

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Playing for Team Human today, a double header of people trying to effect real cultural change in very different ways. Up first is cultural anthropologist, host of the 2 Dope Boys podcast, and consultant Philip McKenzie. Philip makes the case for injecting corporate america with the values of social justice by subverting the machine from […]

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Playing for Team Human today is platform cooperative activist, journalist, and author of Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy, Nathan Schneider. With contemporary examples and historical context, Nathan makes the case that the cooperative movement is not mere utopian idealism, but a very real and vital economic shift that […]

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What happens when our past becomes indelibly fixed in the online databases that shape our digital identities? Is there ever escape from the internet’s permanent memory for our blemishes and increasingly public misfortunes? Sarah Lageson studies the serious social ramifications and new forms of “digital punishment” meted out by the growth of online crime data. […]

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Playing for Team Human today, technology and social media scholar, founder of Data & Society Research Institute, and author of It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, danah boyd. On today’s episode, Douglas and danah talk about stepping outside of our narrow worldviews. How does technology amplify our biases? Where does human agency lie in […]

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Team Human celebrates its 100th episode with this special “double feature,” recorded live before an audience at Civic Hall in Manhattan. Today’s show features artist and journalist Molly Crabapple and DJ and author Jace Clayton (aka DJ /rupture) in conversation with Douglas on the power of art to “see across borders.” From the show notes: […]

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