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Douglas Rushkoff

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Douglas Rushkoff has written ten books on new media and popular culture including Cyberia, Media Virus, Playing the Future, Nothing Sacred: The Truth about Judaism and Coercion. He has also written and presented two documentaries, The Merchants of Cool and The Persuaders. Between 1996 and 2001 he wrote a column on interactive culture for the New York Times and the Guardian. Previous jobs have included certified stage fight choreographer and keyboardist for the band Psychic TV. He lives in New York.

Books by Douglas Rushkoff

Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus

In this groundbreaking book, Douglas Rushkoff – named one of the world’s ten most influential thinkers by MIT – lays out a ground plan for a different economic and social future. Ranging from big data to the rise of robots, from the gig economy to the collapse of the eurozone, Rushkoff shows how we can combine the best of human nature with the best of modern technology to achieve a state of sustainable, distributed wealth.

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Life Inc

A timely, provocative and urgent look at how our world has become slowly but surely corporatised

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