Team Human ep. 195: Ryan George

Actor, writer, and media philosopher Ryan George helps us contend with the absurdity of our particular instance in the multiverse. 🎙In his monologue, Rushkoff ponders what Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse means for our humanity. 📰 You can read a written version of Rushkoff’s monologue on CNN. Click here to stream Team Human.   read more »

Team Human ep. 194: xiaowei r. wang – Live from Unfinished Live

Author of Blockchain Chicken Farm and creative director at Logic Magazine xiaowei r. wang helps us contend with the fact that social trust simply may not be something that can scale. 🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff asks why we should create solutions “at scale” if operating at scale, itself, is the problem. 📰 You can […]   read more »

What Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse means to our humanity

Maybe this is what Silicon Valley’s demigods have been dreaming about since the beginning. A profound reversal of the relationship between human beings and technology, a flipping of the real and virtual. I’m speaking of the project Mark Zuckerberg launched on Thursday. It was the metaverse, he said, and also announced that his company’s name had changed, […]   read more »

Team Human ep. 193: Ryan Broderick

Garbage Day journalist and host of the Content Mines Podcast Ryan Broderick brings us up to date on the current state of meme play. ✨ You can view Broderick’s talk, The Internet is Magic, from The Meme in the Moment Festival, on YouTube. 🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff explores how the World Wide Web flattened […]   read more »

Team Human ep. 192: Ellen Pearlman

New media artist, curator, writer, and creator of, Noor: A Brain Opera, the world’s first immersive interactive brain opera, Ellen Pearlman brings us where no machine can go: Into the last soft, squishy recesses of human experience still inaccessible to our robot overlords. 🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff reminds us about the importance of reducing […]   read more »

Team Human ep. 191: Richard Heinberg

Author of Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival and senior fellow-in-residence Post Carbon Institute fellow Richard Heinberg shares the simple truth that power has a lot less to do with what you’re granted or what you have than what you do. 🎙In his monologue, Rushkoff explores the opportunity we have to confront the realities […]   read more »

Team Human ep. 190: Irwin Kula

President of the National Jewish Center for Leading and Leadership, author of Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life, and seventh-generation rabbi Irwin Kula brings us through a spiritual journey in the desert — and may just show us the strength to stay there in the in-between. 🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff explains his hope […]   read more »

Team Human ep. 189: Sarah Pessin

Professor of Philosophy and Jewish Thought at the University of Denver Sarah Pessin helps us learn to treasure the great human in-between. The living, delightfully incomplete, and always never-quite-thereness of our collective human journey. You can listen to Team Human here.   read more »

Team Human ep. 188: Naomi Klein

Author and activist Naomi Klein engages with Rushkoff about life in the technopoly, and how the inequality of the digital age must be met with a structural critique of capitalism. You can listen to Team Human here.   read more »