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Douglas Rushkoff

Douglas Rushkoff

award-winning author and broadcaster

Douglas Rushkoff is an award-winning author, broadcaster and documentarian who studies human autonomy in the digital age.

The host of the popular Team Human podcast, Rushkoff has written twenty books, including the bestsellers Present Shock and Program or Be Programmed; written regular columns for Medium, CNN, Daily Beast and the Guardian; and made the PBS Frontline documentaries “Generation Like” and “Merchants of Cool”. Rushkoff coined such concepts as “viral media” and “social currency” and he has been a leading voice for applying digital media towards social and economic justice.


He is a research fellow of the Institute for the Future, and founder of the Laboratory for Digital Humanism at CUNY/Queens, where is a professor of media theory and digital economics.


Twitter: @rushkoff