Science and Technology

"Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now"

Douglas Rushkoff

About the Program

Douglas Rushkoff argues that we are being overwhelmed by the technological advances that we dreamed about achieving for most of the 20th Century.  He looks at how our society is reacting to this new world, reflected by the rise of the Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street, and zombie apocalypse fiction.  Mr. Rushkoff spoke at McNally Jackson Books in New York City. 

About the Authors

Douglas Rushkoff

Douglas Rushkoff teaches at New York University and The New School and is a technology and media commentator for CNN.  His many books include "Program or Be Programmed" and "Playing the Future."  For more, visit: rushkoff.com. 


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"Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now"

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