webinar with Douglas Rushkoff returning to talk to us about his new book, Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age. We’ll talk about the difference between directing technology and being directed by it, and the implications of this in education. Thinking twice about our use of digital media, what our practices are doing to us, and what we are doing to each other, is one of the most important priorities people have today—and Douglas Rushkoff gives us great guidelines for doing that thinking. Read this before and after you Tweet, Facebook, email or YouTube. —Howard Rheingold
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In a digital world do we direct technology, or do we let ourselves be directed by it? That’s the big question renowned media theorist Douglas Rushkoff addresses in his new book Program or be Programmed.t
Douglas Rushkoff and Present Shock - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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)
Doug Rushkoff, author of Life Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take It Back, speaking at SXSW 2010.