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Douglas Rushkoff

The Inbox of Our Lives

Daniel Ben-Horin | Posted 11.25.2013 | Technology
Daniel Ben-Horin

There is discourse and there is productivity and there is social media and there is life outside work and it adds up to high anxiety.

Suffering From 'Fractalnoia'? There May Be No Cure

Don Tapscott | Posted 06.08.2013 | Books
Don Tapscott

Today, rather than savouring our current place and time, we are in constant quest for something better. The obsession with "now" is the topic of Present Shock, the new book from well-known media theorist Douglas Rushkoff.

Our Need for Closure Is Outdated

Schuyler Brown | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Schuyler Brown

Our need for closure has to cease being something we seek outside ourselves and something we reach by diving within. What we seek when we seek closure is a break in the action.

The Art Of Reading On A Screen

Posted 03.13.2013 | Books

Adapted from PRESENT SHOCK: WHEN EVERYTHING HAPPENS NOW by Douglas Rushkoff by arrangement with Current, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), Inc., Copy...

Cyborg Utopia: Downloading IQ, Uploading Apprehension

Jason Schmitt | Posted 02.28.2013 | TED Weekends
Jason Schmitt

If our most trusted digital leaders have tornado sirens going off in their heads regarding our current path between technology and its connection to the individual, what does that say about general society and our collective future?

Occupy Reality: A Video Interview With Douglas Rushkoff on Facebook, Community, and Starting a Good Zombie Apocalypse

Alex Pasternack | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Alex Pasternack

Enter Occupy. Rushkoff has watched the movement with cautious optimism, penning editorials on CNN and organizing November's Contact Con, a powwow of net roots activists and open source hackers working to foster new civic-minded apps and hardware.

Interview: Douglas Rushkoff On Media Literacy and His New Graphic Novel

Bryan Young | Posted 03.31.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

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A Cloudy Forecast for Screenagers

Marian Salzman | Posted 01.22.2012 | Technology
Marian Salzman

With internet dependency and addiction growing, I think many people will deliberately unplug and seek out places where wireless is not an option.

The F Word: Remembering Why WikiLeaks Matters

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

It can be sexy to talk about digital direct action, but tech activists and political activists, especially in the US, bring a tremendous amount of privilege to the table.

The Economisseds

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Moroz

Is market recovery really the same thing as economic recovery?