Team Human: Finding the Other “Others”

My guest today on the Team Human podcast Eliott Edge reminds me of myself, 25 years ago, when I’d hang out with Timothy Leary, Terence McKenna and Robert Anton Wilson or R.U. Sirius and ponder the wildest possibilities for the emerging digital landscape. He has just written his first book, a set of three essays on […]   read more »

Team Human: Ep. 98 Chris Dancy “I Put Myself In Airplane Mode”

This week, a guest you might not necessarily expect is on Team Human. Joining Douglas is Chris Dancy, “mindful cyborg” and “the most connected man on earth.” In this episode, perhaps the most candid and open conversation on Team Human to date, Dancy shares his personal story. He explains how technology saved his life, not […]   read more »

Team Human: Episode 97 w/ Parker Posey plus Live Show August 16th!

“Parker Posey steps outside of the shrunken screen to find magic in the unscripted and the unknown.” Playing for Team Human today, actress, movie star, visionary of the human-centered future, and — perhaps most importantly – Gracie the Wonderdog’s human partner, Parker Posey. Parker will be sharing what it’s like to play a supposedly evil […]   read more »

Team Human: Special Guest Bo Burnham + Drip Launch!

Playing for Team Human today is YouTube phenomenon, Netflix comedian, and writer and director of the movie Eighth Grade, Bo Burnham. Bo and Douglas consider the other, positive side of social media — how it still gives young people a way to test and share social strategies and express themselves. A conversation with many inspired […]   read more »

Team Human: Live in London Part 2

“Rather than seeing humanity in machines, we now see humanity as machines!” In July 2018, Team Human partnered with Virtual Futures for an evening of connection and conversation at JuJu’s Bar and Stage in London. Joining Douglas on stage, science fiction, fantasy, and horror writer Pat Cadigan followed by biologist, author, and TED outlaw Rupert Sheldrake. Presented […]   read more »

Team Human: Live in London Part 1

“What if we stopped thinking about the future as a noun and started thinking about it as a verb?” On July 9th 2018 Team Human partnered with Virtual Futures for an evening of connection and conversation at JuJu’s Bar and Stage in London. Joining Douglas on stage, science fiction, fantasy, and horror writer Pat Cadigan followed by […]   read more »

Team Human: Ep. 93 “Who’s Gonna Care?” Next Live show July 19th

A reminder that the next Team Human Live Event is July 19th in NYC. Douglas will be in conversation with actress and author Parker Posey, celebrating the release of her new book, You’re on an Airplane. There are limited tickets still available to Team Human Patreon supporters. Go to https://www.patreon.com/teamhuman to support the show and get […]   read more »

Team Human: Moon Over Matter

Recorded live on June 21st at the Alchemist’s Kitchen NYC in collaboration with Evolver, this evening of conversation focuses on the non-generic quality of time, the way each week of the lunar cycle favors a particular neurotransmitter, and how to leverage this knowledge for better productivity, emotional stability, and social harmony. Rushkoff opens the show […]   read more »

Team Human: Don’t have to look like a refugee

   Whenever you’re confused by something Trump is doing, remember: he’s less a politician than a propagandist. Don’t look to the policy for the logic driving his actions — look at the pictures. This week, progressives are confused and outraged by the imagery coming out of Texas showing immigrant children being separated from their parents and […]   read more »

Team Human: New Episodes and Live Show!

Did you catch last week’s Team Human conversation with author, occcult scholar, and wizard Jason Louv? Jason helps us to see how the intentions we bring into the world of artificial intelligence could set something in motion from which it is hard to return. Jason’s latest book John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick […]   read more »