Radio New Zealand – How to Fix the Digital Economy

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Media theorist, professor, and graphic novelist Douglas Rushkoff has been in love with the internet since its cyberpunk beginnings. He has made several documentaries and written more than a dozen bestselling books about media, technology, and culture – his new book is Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity.

Rushkoff is Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at CUNY/Queens in New York and In 2013 was named by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the sixth most influential thinker in the world.

He will speak at the Open Source Open Society conference in New Zealand in August.