Renowned US media theorist Douglas Rushkoff argues we now live in a state of ‘Present Shock’ where we’ve lost our understanding of time; and where our sense of what the future should and could be has been seriously diminished. He explains the cause and symptoms of ‘Present Shock’.
Douglas Rushkoff, Media theorist and author of ‘Present Shock’.
Title: Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now
Author: Douglas Rushkoff
Publisher: Current Hardcover
Douglas Rushkoff’s Website (http://www.rushkoff.com/present-shock/)
Wall Street Journal Excerpt of "Present Shock’ (http://www.rushkoff.com/blog/2013/3/14/wall-street-journal-adaptation-from-present-shock.html)
2011 Future Tense Interview with Douglas Rushkoff (http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/futuretense/douglas-rushkoff-and-program-or-be-programmed/3001884)