Douglas Rushkoff

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Nothing but this

[This post originally appeared at] In the first part of his new book Present Shock, media theorist Douglas Rushkoff explains how we have come to a “now-ist” “presentism” resulting in “narrative collapse.” If I understand him correctly, Rushkoff argues that new media, social change, and technologies make traditional story-telling untenable. While we are accustomed … Continue reading

Learn or be taught

[Author’s note: I don’t cross-post often; I certainly don’t cross-post lightly. However, I thought this post from would be of interest to the communities of both sites. Cheers, C] “…we are attempting to operate our society on obsolete code…. They are completely inappropriate to what it is we want to get done.” – Douglas … Continue reading