Media theorist and cultural visionary Douglas Rushkoff brainstorms the future of everything with Zach and Elijah. Over the course of more than hour, Douglas fills us in on the social disrupition around Uber, the need for peer to peer economies and the over arching need to be present in the future, which is now.
Douglas Rushkoff is the author of Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now as well as a dozen other bestselling books on media, technology, and culture, including Program or Be Programmed, Media Virus, Life Incand the novel Ecstasy Club. He is Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at CUNY/Queens. He wrote the graphic novels Testament and A.D.D., and made the television documentaries Generation Like, Merchants of Cool, The Persuaders, and Digital Nation. He lives in New York, and lectures about media, society, and economics around the world.