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Douglas Rushkoff is a media theorist , writer, columnist, lecturer, and graphic novelist
He's known for coining terms and concepts including viral media (or media virus), digital native , and social currency. He has written ten books on media, technology and culture. He wrote the first syndicated column on cyberculture for The New York Times Syndicate , as well as regular columns for The Guardian .
He is currently Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at the City University of New York
This is his third time on the Bottom Show and we're going to discuss his new book and project, Team Human
Doug Rushkoff, Team Human WE discuss Douglas's book, Team Human, including, collectivism, distributed economy, blockchain, open source.. Always gets back to Socialism Fractal ...
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Rough prep and interview notes
First, can you tell us a story?
Conversation with billionaires on what to do after the "event?" How do they keep security forces loyal after money means nothing? Treat them well.
Native Americans explained colonizers using word "Wettico."
What's the central message of Team Human
Revolution as ferris wheel
Renaissancerebirth of old ideas in a new context.
Our renaissance potentially brings us from a world of objects to one of connections and patterns. The world can be understood as a fractal, where each piece reflects the whole
Favor banks and sharing economies.
Anarchosyndicalism and Catholic church distributism
Captologycourse taught at Stanford on how to captivate ,by BJ Fogg
Renaissance and individuals
Capitalism and individualism
collectivism, distributed economy, blockchain, open source". Always gets back to Socialism
Fractal Sensibility. The key to experiencing one's individuality is to perceive the way it is reflected in the whole and, in turn, resonate with something greater than oneself" religion?
Collectivism as an active choicejoining team human
Solidarity begins with place.
Team human participates in national and global politics from the bottom up, the small to the large, and the local to the national and beyond.
Repeatedly, you assert throughout the book This is not weakness this is strength. It seems to be a patternpp 204
The greatest threats to team human are the beliefs, forces and institutions that separate us from one another and the natural world of which we are a part.
History of disempowerment of local
Humans derive from their power of place.
Corporatism as an effort to stunt bottom-up prosperity
We humans are all part of the same collective nervous s ystem
How do you find the others?
Where do politics and ideology fit into this narrative?
If you can't find the human being in the red MAGA hat, how do you expect them to find the humans who are emigrating from Mexico"
We will win this. The human spirit is too powerful. The human soul is too real.
More powerful than any money, nuke or government.
Agriculture permaculture big agra, Monsanto/Bayer
Colonization with extractive technologies
Wettico and indigenous peoples'
Favor banks, sharing economies
You write about the affect of agriculture on humanity
History of connection with media ecologyMarshall McCluhan and Neil Postman
Digital renaissance, old things coming back, McCluhan
Progress is a red herring
Problem with Judaism
We need to become flow observers and pattern recognizers in our local realities and communities
Algorithms and demons
Francis Bacon's science as rape of nature.
Your prescription for holistic science
Kurzweil, the singularity or end of humanity, I'm worried for the day that computers pass the Turing Test.
Tweet: We are not being beaten by machines but by a league of tech billionaires who have been taught to believe that human beings are the problem and technology is the solution
You ask, in a tweet, How do machine metaphors shape our understanding of reality.
Myth of survival of the fittest
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