Team Human the Manifesto is Out, New Episodes, Book Tour

Team Human the manifesto is Out Now!  My new book Team Human, launches today.  I’ve never written to everyone in my address book before, but this is by far the most important publication of my career: a manifesto arguing for human dignity and prosperity in a digital age. Autonomous technologies, runaway markets and weaponized media seem to have overturned […]   read more »

Team Human: The TED Talk is posted

I got to do a real TED talk and they just posted it. Check out the Team Human manifesto, presented in ten minutes!   Want more? Catch up on over 100 episodes of the Team Human Podcast at And order  the new book, Team Human here.   read more »

Team Human Live at Civic Hall Tomorrow 12/13, New Episode!

Join Douglas Rushkoff’s Team Human Show for a live discussion with Penny Abeywardena and Mark Pesce | Doors 5:30 PM Showtime 6 PM. Click here for FREE tickets: Not in New York this week? Check out the latest Team Human. Geert Lovink and Douglas share a deep conversation about moving beyond platforms and formats. Can […]   read more »

Team Human: “The Commodity of Authenticity” and “System Reboot”

You know how YouTuber’s always start their videos with some forced, casual greeting like, “Hey guys!” It’s actually a faux, learned style of authenticity. And the more authentic it sounds, the higher the views and happier the algorithms. Authenticity (or the simulation of authenticity) is the new commodity. My Team Human guest this week, Jamie […]   read more »

Team Human is Done!

From Douglas Rushkoff’s mailing list. Subscribe Here Team Human, the book, is on its way from the printer’s to the publishers. You, pre-ordering it now, for yourself, your friends or your whole company/organization (if you have one) helps me and the book in all sorts of ways. No, we shouldn’t rework our whole lives to […]   read more »

Team Human: Two New Episodes, Meetup and Medium

Don’t miss the most recent episodes of Team Human! On Episode 109, Douglas hosted Jason Schmitt. Jason looks at the big business of for-profit academic publishing in his new documentary Paywall:The Business of Scholarship. Should the the world’s research be locked behind closed doors? Jason makes the case for open access on today’s Team Human. This week […]   read more »

Two New Team Human Episodes: Fred Turner and Jessica Blank

I want to make sure you don’t miss this conversation with Fred Turner featured on last week’s Team Human: How were the early utopian visions of technology subsumed into an ideology of individualism and ultimately, consumerism? Fred Turner, author of Counterculture to Cyberculture and The Surround, discusses with me how Gregory Bateson and Margaret Meade […]   read more »

Team Human: Nora Bateson on Complexity, Relationships, and “Warm Data”

Playing for Team Human today is systems thinker, writer, and filmmaker Nora Bateson. Nora will be telling us how to stop looking at things as objects and begin seeing the spaces and connections between them. It’s not too late to bring our species back from the brink! This conversation was recorded backstage in Palo Alto at the […]   read more »

Team Human: Nathan Schneider on Platform Cooperativism

Playing for Team Human today is platform cooperative activist, journalist, and author of Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy, Nathan Schneider. With contemporary examples and historical context, Nathan makes the case that the cooperative movement is not mere utopian idealism, but a very real and vital economic shift that […]   read more »