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Team Human

275 episodes - English - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 269 ratings

Team Human is a weekly podcast and set of resources enabling human intervention in the economic, technological, and social programs that determine how we live, work, and interact. This is media as cultural resistance and a path to social change. Get bonus content on Patreon

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Richard Heinberg

September 15, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 56.9 MB

Author of Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival and senior fellow-in-residence Post Carbon Institute fellow Richard Heinberg shares the simple truth that power has a lot less to do with what you’re granted or what you have than what you do. 🎙In his monologue, Rushkoff explores the opportunity we have to confront the realities of climate change now that its effects are here. “But now that the effects of our own activity are upon us, we have no more power to mitigate them than the t...

R. U. Sirius (1993) - Preview

September 08, 2021 11:00 - 8 minutes - 7.42 MB

Founding editor of High Frontiers, Reality Hackers, and Mondo 2000, R. U. Sirius and Douglas Rushkoff discuss Mondo 2000's cultural influence, memes, and how to create a fool proof media virus. This is a special preview of a conversation recorded in 1993. Become a contributing supporter for as little as $2 per month. You’ll instantly gain access to: 👉 The Team Human "Team Feed" featuring conversations with Timothy Leary, Terrence McKenna, Joanna Harcourt-Smith, David Lynch, and more. 👉 Ac...

Irwin Kula

September 01, 2021 14:00 - 1 hour - 78.1 MB

President of the National Jewish Center for Leading and Leadership, author of Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life, and seventh-generation rabbi Irwin Kula brings us through a spiritual journey in the desert — and may just show us the strength to stay there in the in-between. 🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff explains his hope that blockchains and cryptocurrencies can become something other than another asset class for a generation of traders. “Our marketplaces should never be in se...

Special Report: Yes Men's Andy Bichlbaum Pranks Newsmax

August 23, 2021 16:11 - 29 minutes - 26.6 MB

On this Team Human special report, The Yes Men’s Andy Bichlbaum explains how he duped Newsmax into letting an imposter former Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz discuss his regret for the Afghanistan War for 11 minutes! 📖 Read The YesLab’s report: “War is all we’ve got // How to invent a great conservative talking point” for a full behind-the-curtain story. 🐦 Follow The Yes Men on Twitter 🎧 Andy previously appeared on Team Human Ep. 05 “Playful Resistance” 🌍 Team Human is made possi...

Sarah Pessin

August 18, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 61.5 MB

Professor of Philosophy and Jewish Thought at the University of Denver Sarah Pessin helps us learn to treasure the great human in-between. The living, delightfully incomplete, and always never-quite-thereness of our collective human journey. 🎙In his monologue, Rushkoff discusses how epidemiologists are stuck in a real-time feedback loop with public health — and the importance of cutting people slack. 📚You can read the written version of his monologue, Why the CDC Should Have Never Gotten I...

Jeremy Lent Salon - Preview

August 11, 2021 12:49 - 6 minutes - 5.78 MB

Author of The Web of Meaning and The Patterning Instinct, Jeremy Lent joins Douglas Rushkoff for a special Team Human Salon live from Team Human’s Discord community. Here’s a sneak preview of their conversation. Originally recorded August 6, 2021. Become a contributing supporter for as little as $2 per month. You’ll instantly gain access to: 👉 The Team Human "Team Feed" featuring conversations with Timothy Leary, Terrence McKenna, Joanna Harcourt-Smith, David Lynch, and more. 👉 Access to ...

Naomi Klein

August 04, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 68.5 MB

Author and activist Naomi Klein engages with Rushkoff on media and society on the occasion of winning the Media Ecology Association’s Neil Postman award for career achievement in public intellectual activity. How is narrative in peril? Rushkoff and Klein explain how ecology can help provide a grand narrative. 🎙In his monologue, Rushkoff makes the case to enact a Gentle Awakening for our loved ones who have become addicted to conspiracy fever. 🌎 Begin supporting Team Human on Patreon toda...

John Perry Barlow - Preview

July 28, 2021 11:00 - 6 minutes - 6.3 MB

Cofounder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, lyricist for the Grateful Dead, and psychedelic hero John Perry Barlow (1947-2018) and Rushkoff discuss the the War on Drugs and the widespread fear of computers in a conversation recorded circa 1992. Here, Barlow introduces Rushkoff to the phrase “cultural immune response,” which later served as inspiration for 1995’s Media Virus. For as little as $2 per month, you’ll instantly gain access to: 👉 The Team Human "Team Feed" featuring convers...

Jeremy Lent

July 21, 2021 02:38 - 1 hour - 55.4 MB

Author of The Patterning Instinct and The Web of Meaning, Jeremy Lent helps us see through to the meaning that informs our science so that it can be used to embrace the paradox of our existence, rather than reducing it down to a form suitable only for exploitation. In his monologue, Rushkoff explores how well-natured attempts to improve language will almost always fall short because of the underlying structure of the language we use. “We must also accept that language is just another mediu...

Heather Dewey-Hagborg + Joerg Blumtritt "An Oral History of the Internet" (Preview)

July 14, 2021 11:00 - 5 minutes - 4.81 MB

Here’s a sneak preview of this week’s Team Human Patreon-exclusive bonus content: Rushkoff, information artist and bio-hacker Heather Dewey-Hagborg, and visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Joerg Blumtritt participate in ‘An Oral History of the Internet’. Rushkoff shares his early experience of the internet how the internet has changed over time. This project was sponsored by the NYUAD Art Gallery and the NYUAD Institute. Originally recorded June 9, 2021. 🌍 You can ...

Nate Hagens

July 07, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour - 64.4 MB

Co-Founder & Director of the Institute for the Study of Energy & Our Future, Nate Hagens deconstructs some of our deeply held beliefs about climate change and offers us a few dangerous and inexpensive ways to keep our species sustainably happy. How can we learn to live with less? 📺 Watch Nate Hagens’ Earth and Humanity: Myth and Reality Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Tyson Yunkaporta in High Fidelity - Patreon Special (Preview)

June 30, 2021 11:00 - 5 minutes - 5.22 MB

Here's a preview of this week's bonus episode: Sand Talk author Tyson Yunkaporta joins Douglas Rushkoff in Team Human's High Fidelity spatial audio room for a special salon. Team Human teammates were granted a special opportunity to join live. Originally recorded on May 8, 2021. You can gain full access to this conversation by becoming a supporter today at: patreon.com/teamhuman Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duncan Trussell

June 23, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 87.4 MB

Comedian, composer, contemporary buddhist, and host of the Duncan Trussell Family Hour Duncan Trussell and Rushkoff travel far and wide through spirituality and synchronicity to help us discover what it means to be truly human, together. Is the hope that life — and conversations, themselves — continue after death? How can humans grapple with the Buddhist belief of truly learning to let go of “the dream”? Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Ode to Robert Anton Wilson - The Stoa (Preview)

June 16, 2021 11:00 - 7 minutes - 7.02 MB

Here's a preview of this week's Team Human bonus content: A talk Rushkoff gave about the late Robert Anton WIlson and his notion of the chapel perilous. Rushkoff shares the story of the first time he met RAW and why RAW believed a skeptic's worldview isn't safer than any other worldview. This talk includes a conversation with The Stoa's Rebecca Fox and Peter Limberg. Recorded March 2021. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Alexander Stern

June 09, 2021 11:00 - 50 minutes - 46.2 MB

Writer, philosopher, and author of The Fall of Language, Alex Stern helps us distinguish who we are from what we tweet. Further, he explores how enlightenment values end up turning into their opposite — and why the word “fascism” can be a barrier to understanding culture. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Bruce Sterling - Patreon Special (~1990)

June 02, 2021 11:00 - 6 minutes - 6.28 MB

Here's a special preview of science fiction author Bruce Sterling's conversation with Douglas Rushkoff circa 1990. Sterling had just co-written The Difference Engine with William Gibson. This conversation was recorded in part to research for Rushkoff's Cyberia. Support now for as little as $2 per month to gain full access to this conversation and Team Human's special patrons-only Team Feed at Patreon.com/TeamHuman. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-ou...

Arthur Jones & Giorgio Angelini "Feels Good Man"

May 26, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 67.8 MB

Feels Good Man filmmakers Arthur Jones and Giorgio Angelini show us how a great meme can go bad — and how to take it back again. Rushkoff, Angelini, and Jones explore the evolution of Matt Furie’s Pepe the Frog from stoner frog to alt-right meme. When did internet culture became real-world culture? How did a community of trolls who wanted to manipulate reality end up effecting physical space? When was the moment that fan fiction became mainstream? In his monologue, Rushkoff addresses the c...

Ken Jordan - Patreon Special (2009)

May 19, 2021 11:00 - 6 minutes - 6.08 MB

Here's a special preview of Reality Sandwich Co-Founder and Editorial Director of Lucid News Ken Jordan and Douglas Rushkoff's conversation from WFMU's The Media Squat. Jordan explains how cultural change works, the 2012 prophecy, and art's role in giving voice to the unspoken. Originally aired June 22, 2009. Support now for as little as $2 per month to gain full access to this conversation and Team Human's special patrons-only Team Feed at Patreon.com/TeamHuman. Get bonus content on Patre...

Ela Minus

May 12, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 71.6 MB

Musician and composer Ela Minus introduces us to her acts of rebellion and shows us how music can help us find the others against all efforts to prevent it. Minus’ new album, Acts of Rebellion is streaming everywhere now. In his monologue, Rushkoff explores how robots can help us appreciate and understand what it means to be human. "You need the next medium in order to understand the value of the medium that you’re in.” Rushkoff says. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy f...

Yes Men - Patreon Special (2009)

May 05, 2021 11:00 - 5 minutes - 5.08 MB

Here's a special preview of The Yes Men's conversation with Rushkoff from an episode of WFMU's The Media Squat in 2009. Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno discuss their 2009 film The Yes Men Fix The World, how they measure success, and bias against situationist-style media pranking. Originally aired August 3, 2009. Support now for as little as $2 per month to gain full access to this conversation and Team Human's special patrons-only Team Feed at Patreon.com/TeamHuman. Get bonus content on Pa...

Luke Burgis

April 28, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 64.3 MB

Entrepreneur and author of Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life Luke Burgis shares the reasons behind Silicon Valley's obsession with the philosophies of former Stanford Professor René Girard and whether we can ever transcend the human impulse of wanting to be like someone else. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

danah boyd - Patreon Special (2009)

April 21, 2021 11:00 - 5 minutes - 5.08 MB

danah boyd is a Partner Researcher a Microsoft Research, the founder and president of Data & Society, and a visiting professor at New York University. In this conversation from 2009, Rushkoff and boyd discuss how Myspace was turning into a "digital ghetto" as Facebook was becoming the dominant social media platform. Further, boyd explores the digital practices of underrepresented populations.You can access the full conversation now by becoming a contributing supporter at patreon.com/teamhuman...

Frank Brodhead

April 14, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 67.3 MB

Author and lifelong community and climate activist Frank Brodhead helps us transform our rage and despair into hope and action. Why is environmentally-friendly policy never the focal point of political leadership? “I think so much of local politics has to do with maintaining the resale value of people’s main asset, that’s their home. The last thing that responsible political leadership is to maintain a stable climate.” Frank says. Even in the face of despair, Frank provides reason for us to ...

David Pescovitz (2009) - Patreon Special

April 07, 2021 11:00 - 5 minutes - 4.6 MB

David Pescovitz is a former research director at Institute for the Future and a former editor at Boing Boing and Wired Magazine. Rushkoff and Pescovitz explore the characteristics of innovative people, simulation theory, and the importance of wonder in a conversation originally aired on WFMU's The Media Squat. You can access the full conversation now by becoming a contributing supporter at patreon.com/teamhuman. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info...

Kenya (Robinson)

March 31, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 70.7 MB

Socialite, philanthropist, international southerner, mischief maker and self-described shit-starter, Kenya (Robinson) investigates gender, consumerism, and ability through unexpected performative actions and sculptural gestures. In his monologue, Rushkoff reminds us that it's okay to turn to civics to avoid burnout from 24/7 political coverage. "Civics is something different than politics. Civics is helping other people." He also proposes people use non-fungible tokens to critique the art m...

Xeni Jardin - Patreon Special

March 24, 2021 11:00 - 4 minutes - 3.96 MB

Here's a sneak peak of tech culture journalist and former Boing Boing editor Xeni Jardin discussing the power of bottom-up media from WFMU's The Media Squat. Originally aired on April 13, 2009. You can stream the full conversation by becoming a contributing supporter of Team Human at Patreon.com/TeamHuman, Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Tyson Yunkaporta

March 17, 2021 12:00 - 1 hour - 62.5 MB

Author of “Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World” and member of the Apalech Clan, Tyson Yunkaporta helps us reckon with the end of civilization. Have we accidentally reintroduced circularity into our systems? Is there a way to integrate western civilization’s ideal of progress with integral theory? Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Dennis McKenna (1992) - Patreon Special

March 10, 2021 12:00 - 9 minutes - 8.65 MB

Ethnopharmacologist Dennis McKenna, brother of the late Terence McKenna, meets Douglas Rushkoff for research related to Cyberia in 1992. McKenna and Rushkoff discuss DMT, cybernetic evolution, the ongoing development of the human being, and more in a special bonus episode exclusive to Team Human patrons. You can listen to the full conversation by becoming a contributing supporter now: patreon.com/teamhuman Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Cyberia Reunion in High Fidelity (feat. R. U. Sirius, Jody Radzik, Ani Phyo., and Nick Philip)

March 03, 2021 12:00 - 1 hour - 69.7 MB

Playing for Team Human today, R. U. Sirius, Nick Philip, Annie P.O, and Jody Radzik, look back on the magical explosion at the intersection of art and technology in the early-1990s rave scene. This episode was recorded in High Fidelity, a real-time spatial audio software developed by Second Life co-founder Philip Rosedale. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aleister & Adolf: Rushkoff and Michael Oeming on Jimmy Church's FADE to Black - Patreon Special

February 24, 2021 12:00 - 8 minutes - 7.69 MB

In celebration of the paperback release of Dark Horse's Aleister & Adolf, Douglas Rushkoff and Michael Oeming join Jimmy Church's FADE to BLACK to discuss the graphic novel's 2016 release. To gain full access to this conversation you can become a contributing supporter of Team Human at https://www.patreon.com/teamhuman. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Vicki Robin

February 17, 2021 12:00 - 1 hour - 68.6 MB

Playing for Team Human today, social innovator, writer, and host of, “What Could Possibly Go Right?” Vicki Robin. Vicky will be helping us find ways to emerge from this moment of social and economic despair, so we can reckon - together - with the consequences of confusing monetary wealth with human freedom. In his monologue, Rushkoff explains the difficulty the United States has coordinating a Covid-19 vaccine response. “The biggest threat to our collective health is our alienation from t...

Genesis P-Orridge: 1993 conversation (Part 3) - Patreon Special

February 10, 2021 12:00 - 11 minutes - 10.1 MB

Genesis P-Orridge meets Douglas Rushkoff for the first time in a 1993 car ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The third of a three-part bonus series, available exclusively to Team Human Patreon supporters. You can become a contributing supporter at https://www.patreon.com/teamhuman Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Yaël Eisenstat

February 03, 2021 12:00 - 1 hour - 76 MB

Playing for Team Human today, former Global Head of Elections Integrity Operations for Political Advertising at Facebook, diplomat, corporate social responsibility advisor, and technology activist, Yaël Eisenstat. Eisenstat helps us distinguish between the conscious and the automatic malfeasance of our social infrastructure. In his monologue, Rushkoff explores how the people on r/WSB delivered cybernetic feedback to those who deserve it. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privac...

Genesis P-Orridge: Bonus 1993 conversation (Part 2) - Patreon Special

January 27, 2021 12:00 - 6 minutes - 6.18 MB

Genesis P-Orridge meets Douglas Rushkoff for the first time in a 1993 car ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The second of a three-part bonus series, available exclusively to Team Human Patreon supporters. You can become a contributing supporter at https://www.patreon.com/teamhuman Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mark Pesce

January 18, 2021 12:00 - 1 hour - 69.2 MB

Playing for Team Human today, futurist, inventor, and author of “Augmented Reality,” Mark Pesce. Pesce augments our understanding of the many interfaces between ourselves and whatever it is that’s out there. Does cybernetics break the western conception of linear time, arrow-for-progress, colonial expansion thing? In his opening monologue, Rushkoff discusses why elected officials should not be on social media platforms. “The minute we put banks and other real stuff on here is the minute it...

Genesis P-Orridge: Bonus 1993 conversation (Part 1) - Patreon Special

January 13, 2021 12:00 - 6 minutes - 6.39 MB

Genesis P-Orridge meets Douglas Rushkoff for the first time in a 1993 car ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The first of a three-part bonus series, available exclusively to Team Human Patreon supporters. You can become a contributing supporter at https://www.patreon.com/teamhuman Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Conner Habib

January 06, 2021 12:00 - 1 hour - 60.7 MB

Playing for Team Human today, porn star, sex workers’ rights activist, lecturer, and host of Against Everyone Podcast, Conner Habib. Conner takes us from the case against PornHub to the living, thinking current constituting human existence. How is sexual energy one way to understand our organismic relationship to life energy and one another? What are ways this gets repressed or cut off? "The war on sex is the longest and oldest running war on consciousness. Sex creates an altered state of...

Riane Eisler "From Domination to Partnership"

December 23, 2020 12:00 - 59 minutes - 54 MB

Playing for Team Human today, social systems scientist, cultural historian, and author of "Nurturing Our Humanity," Riane Eisler. Eisler helps us see how to transcend the dominator model in economics, politics, and our personal interactions to find new ways to partner with one another, and everything. How we can tell an integrated story to combat a regressive economic and social agenda? In his opening monologue, Rushkoff explores how intimacy and uncertainty help make podcasting a special ...

Harvey Pekar: Bonus 2009 Interview - Patreon Special

December 16, 2020 12:00 - 4 minutes - 4.28 MB

This is a special preview of a bonus episode featuring American comic book writer Harvey Pekar in conversation with Douglas Rushkoff in 2009 on WFMU's Media Squat. You can listen to the full episode by supporting Team Human on Patreon. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Julia Watson "Survival of the Most Symbiotic"- Live from IMPAKT Festival

December 08, 2020 12:00 - 43 minutes - 39.6 MB

Playing for Team Human today, designer, activist, academic, and author of Lo-Tek Radical Design by Radical Indigenism, Julia Watson. Watson discusses how we can respond to climate change by utilizing millennia-old knowledge about how we can live in symbiosis with nature. What are the cultural preconditions required to implement a living bridge and other indigenous technologies? How can western society better create technology through the elements that already exist in our surrounding enviro...

Live from IMPAKT Festival with Sonia Shah "We're Always Strangers, Ourselves"

November 25, 2020 12:00 - 44 minutes - 40.8 MB

Playing for Team Human today, investigative journalist and author of “The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move,” Sonia Shah. Shah challenges conventional assumptions about migration and reveals how it has long been central to the human experience. Further, she looks ahead to how climate change will force the next great human migration, and how we can all view each other not as strangers, but as fellow humans. In his opening monologue, Rushkoff connects the plight ...

Sonia Shah "We're Always Strangers, Ourselves" - Live from IMPAKT Festival

November 25, 2020 12:00 - 44 minutes - 40.8 MB

Playing for Team Human today, investigative journalist and author of “The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move,” Sonia Shah. Shah challenges conventional assumptions about migration and reveals how it has long been central to the human experience. Further, she looks ahead to how climate change will force the next great human migration, and how we can all view each other not as strangers, but as fellow humans. In his opening monologue, Rushkoff connects the plight ...

David Lynch: Bonus 1986 Interview - Patreon Special

November 18, 2020 12:00 - 4 minutes - 4.36 MB

A young Douglas Rushkoff sits down with David Lynch weeks after the release of Lynch's Blue Velvet. In a wide-ranging conversation, Lynch discusses what it feels like to, "make it" in the film industry and Lynch's filmmaking process. You can listen to the full conversation by becoming a contributing supporter now: patreon.com/teamhuman Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

David Lynch :Bonus 1986 Interview - Patreon Special

November 18, 2020 12:00 - 4 minutes - 4.36 MB

A young Douglas Rushkoff sits down with David Lynch weeks after the release of Lynch's Blue Velvet. In a wide-ranging conversation, Lynch discusses what it feels like to, "make it" in the film industry and Lynch's filmmaking process. You can listen to the full conversation by becoming a contributing supporter now: patreon.com/teamhuman See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

George Dyson "Nature is on Team Machine

November 11, 2020 12:00 - 47 minutes - 43.5 MB

Playing for Team Human today, author and technology historian, George Dyson. Dyson helps us take a less human-centered perspective on our place in the cosmos for our own - and everything's - best interest. In his opening monologue, Rushkoff discusses the imperative to not hold grudges after the presidential election and pays tribute to his late friend, Mark Filippi. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jessica Gordon Nembhard "Black Ideas Matter"

October 28, 2020 11:00 - 56 minutes - 51.3 MB

Playing for Team Human today, Professor of Community Justice and Social Economic Development at Jon Jay College and author of Collective Courage: A History of African American Economic Thought and Practice, Jessica Gordon Nembhard. Jessica shows us how black communities already developed the circular economic mechanisms that the rest of us need in order to dig out of the repressive weight of exploitation. In his opening monologue, Rushkoff discusses how the made-for-television format of Un...

Joanna Harcourt-Smith

October 21, 2020 11:00 - 6 minutes - 5.56 MB

Here’s a sneak peak of a conversation between Joanna Harcourt-Smith and Douglas Rushkoff from 2009. available in-full exclusively to Patreon supporters. Support at Patreon.com/TeamHuman for access to the full interview and all of our bonus content. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Joanna Harcourt-Smith: Bonus 2009 Interview - Patreon Special

October 21, 2020 11:00 - 6 minutes - 5.56 MB

Here’s a sneak peak of a conversation between Joanna Harcourt-Smith and Douglas Rushkoff from 2009. available in-full exclusively to Patreon supporters. Support at Patreon.com/TeamHuman for access to the full interview and all of our bonus content. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Marina Gorbis "Mutuality"

October 14, 2020 11:00 - 58 minutes - 53.8 MB

Playing for Team Human today, Executive Director of Institute for the Future, Marina Gorbis. Gorbis discusses what she believes to be the real solution to our economic and social problems: Mutuality. She explores the psychological effect of how trust in American civic and social institutions has so quickly eroded, why scale is anti-human, and our best chance at making our ideas actionable. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Grant Morrison "Freaks Like Us"

September 30, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 66.5 MB

Playing for Team Human today, storyteller and mage, Grant Morrison. Morrison discusses the magical power of art and storytelling. How can we transform the physical world through narrative? How does the hero’s journey create narcissistic personalities, and what are alternative models of storytelling? Morrison and Rushkoff weave through magic and metaphors to envision a more distributed world. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Guests

Douglas Rushkoff
2 Episodes
Walter Kirn
2 Episodes
Amber Case
1 Episode
Brewster Kahle
1 Episode
Cory Doctorow
1 Episode
Eli Pariser
1 Episode
Fred Turner
1 Episode
George Dyson
1 Episode
George Monbiot
1 Episode
Howard Rheingold
1 Episode
Jason Louv
1 Episode
Kio Stark
1 Episode
Mitch Horowitz
1 Episode
Naomi Klein
1 Episode
Pat Cadigan
1 Episode
Pia Mancini
1 Episode
Ramesh Srinivasan
1 Episode
Richard Maxwell
1 Episode
Roger McNamee
1 Episode
Seth Godin
1 Episode
Steven Hassan
1 Episode
Tiffany Shlain
1 Episode

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