In a World Run by Algorithms, Weirdness Is Our Best Weapon

How anomalous behavior defeats the systems of social control

Douglas Rushkoff
Team Human
Published in
3 min readDec 24, 2020

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The easiest way to break free of simulation is to recognize the charade and stop following the rules of the game.

No, cheating doesn’t count. Illegal insider trades and performance-enhancing drugs simply prove how far people are willing to…

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Douglas Rushkoff
Team Human

Author of Survival of the Richest, Team Human, Program or Be Programmed, and host of the Team Human podcast http://teamhuman.fm