Program or be Programmed Ten Commands for a Digital Age

The debate over whether the Net is good or bad for us fills the airwaves and the blogosphere. The real question is, do we direct technology, or do we let ourselves be directed by...

A Talk Based on "Present Shock"

Douglas Rushko weaves together seemingly disparate events and trends into a rich, nuanced portrait of how life in the eternal present has affected our biology, behavior, politics,...

A Talk Based on "Program or Be Programmed"

Douglas Rushkoff is widely considered to be one of most cutting-edge thinkers of our time. In his book, Program or Be Programmed, Rushkoff asks the question: Do we direct...

A Talk Based on "Life Inc."

Talks based on his book Life Inc.: How Corporatism Conquered the World and How We Can Take it Back -- a book that challenges us to think completely differently about how we see...