‘Unplugging One Day a Week’ With Tiffany Shlain and Tribute to Paul Krassner

On how turning off all screens for twenty-four hours each week can help us reclaim our humanity

Douglas Rushkoff
Oct 16 · 2 min read

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Playing for Team Human today, filmmaker and author, Tiffany Shlain. Tiffany joins Team Human to discuss her new book, 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week. By drawing from the ancient ritual of Shabbat she shows how turning off all screens for twenty-four hours each week can help us reclaim our humanity.

This week’s Team Human also includes a short tribute to counter-culture icon, Paul Krassner.

You can find out more about Charles’ work at: http://www.tiffanyshlain.com

You can find out more about Paul at: http://paulkrassner.com

You can also find out more about all of our guests, listen to past shows, find out about upcoming live events, and become a contributing subscriber by visiting us at TeamHuman.fm

You can read written versions of Rushkoff’s show monologues at Medium.

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On this episode you heard Fugazi’s “Foreman’s Dog” in the intro thanks to the kindness of the band and Dischord Records.

Team Human is a production of the Laboratory for Digital Humanism at Queens CUNY. Our new producer is Josh Chapdelaine, Luke Robert Mason edited and mixed this show, and we hope Stephen Bartolomei is living a lovely 24/6 life.

Douglas Rushkoff

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Author of Team Human, Present Shock, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, Program or Be Programmed, and host of the Team Human podcast http://medium.com/team-human

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Team Human is a podcast striving to amplify human connection. Each week we are engaging in real-time, no-holds-barred discussions with people who are hacking the machine to make it more compatible with human life, and helping redefine what it means to stay human in a digital age.

Team Human is a podcast striving to amplify human connection. Each week we are engaging in real-time, no-holds-barred discussions with people who are hacking the machine to make it more compatible with human life, and helping redefine what it means to stay human in a digital age.

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