Team Human
Published in

Team Human

All Media Connect Us Before They Tear Us Apart

Civilization itself swings between social connection and utter alienation

Photo: Busà Photography/Getty Images

Any of our healthy social mechanisms can become vulnerabilities—what hackers would call “exploits” for those who want to manipulate us. When a charity encloses a free “gift” of return address labels along with its solicitation for a donation, it is consciously…

--

--

--

Team Human is a manifesto — a fiery distillation of preeminent digital theorist Douglas Rushkoff’s most urgent thoughts on civilization and human nature.

Recommended from Medium

Is Bigger Always Better, or Will the Tiny Inherit the Earth?

Myth busting in the research translation pipeline

The Rise and Reign of Science

The Bohor Reedbuck

The Bohor Reedbuck

Did the Flap of a Butterfly Wings in Brazil Set Off a Tornado in Texas,

Tonnes of sugar are lost every year because of an enzyme.

Peer Review is Not Scientific

SPRITE Case Study #5: Sunset for Souper Man.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Douglas Rushkoff

Douglas Rushkoff

Author of Team Human, Present Shock, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, Program or Be Programmed, and host of the Team Human podcast http://teamhuman.fm

More from Medium

The ‘Soft’ Impacts of Emerging Technology

Cicero, Ken Griffin and Dostoevsky

Elon Musk’s Twitter Acquisition is a Dystopian Development

The Economy is the Root of Our Problem (but Not in the Way You Might Think)