Ep. 117 Book Launch: A Live Team Human Conversation with Douglas Rushkoff and Seth Godin

January 23, 2019

Today’s episode is a special live celebration of the release of Team Human the book and manifesto, which is now available everywhere! On January 8th, Douglas was joined by acclaimed author Seth Godin for a pre-release book party at Betaworks Studios in NYC. Douglas reverses roles for the show, with Seth hosting the conversation. Not the typical book reading, Douglas and Seth use this live event as an opportunity to engage with each other and audience in a spontaneous, free-form Team Human conversation.

It’s a talk launched by a question that cuts to the heart of the book itself – How have technologies meant to connect us come to alienate and atomize us instead? Douglas and Seth share why we must reclaim connection and find the others.

“It’s not too late! We can retrieve what it means to be human in a digital age.”

Join Douglas, Seth and the live Betaworks Studios audience for this invocation of the spirit of community and solidarity so desperately needed in this pivotal moment in the human story.

A special thanks to Betaworks Studios and all those who attended this event.

Photos by @ErikVPhoto. Check out the full album http://beta.works/2De372c

On this episode you heard Fugazi’s “Foreman’s Dog” in the intro thanks to the kindness of the band and Dischord Records. Our outro features the Mike Watt ’s beak-holding-letter-man.

Check out Douglas’s regular column on Medium.

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