The Daily Beast (2009-2010)
Discover Magazine (2008-9)
Arthur Magazine (2004-2008)
The Feature (2002-2004)
The New York Times / The Guardian (1996-2001)
Featured Articles and Essays:
CNN: Are Jobs Obsolete? (2012)
CNN: Occupy as Prototype (2011)
Create Value Now or Perish (pdf) - A manifesto for business site ChangeThis.com
Occupy Reality (transcript of speech at Zucotti Park, 2011)
Why Marketing Threatens the True Promise of Social Media (Mashable.com, January 2011)
Why Johnny Can't Program: A New Media Requires a New Literacy (HuffingtonPost, September 2010)
What's Next Upside, (1996). This is the article where I introduce the concept of "social currency."
How I Became an Enemy of the People (June 2009)
The Daily Beast
Too Big To Live - Why Letting Banks Fail is Good for Real People (pdf) - A manifestor for business site Changethis.com (June 2009)
Futurenomics (Janurary 2009), page 36
Get Back in the Box (November 2005)
Don't Judge Judaism by the Numbers, (November 20 2002)
New York Times OpEd about why Judaism's biggest concern should be something other than itself.
AOL/TimeWarner Was Doomed from the Start, (July 25 2002)
The Guardian of London runs the OpEd I wrote when the merger was first announced - the piece that got canceled by the NYTimes.
Yahoo Internet Life, "Playing God", (December 2001)
The Net is the antidote to fundamentalism, forcing us to look deeply at our beliefs and to challenge the stories of the past.
Sportswear International, "The Pursuit of Cool", (2001)
Rushkoff speaks directly to marketers about the social costs of their heinous youth targeting methods.
Yahoo Internet Life, "The People’s Net", (July 2001)
The Internet is back, alive and well. It may be a little shell-shocked, but that's only because it's just won a war.
Esquire, "Timothy Leary's High-Dive", (August 1996)
A personal account of Timothy Leary’s death.
Swing Magazine, "Playing Undead", (April 1995)
Rushkoff explores the underground world of Camarilla, a live vampire-themed fantasy role-playing game.
The Sabbath Revolt, Adbusters, (March/April 1999)
If It's A Free Market, Why Does it Cost So Much?
Let it Grow, (Adbusters, November 1999)
What if we all decided to take our cues from kids?
Clonaid, Media Virus Column, SEED Magazine, (March/April 2003)
They Called Me Cyberboy (Time Digital, 1997)
The Facial (Paper Magazine, approx 2000)
The Jewish Week, "Welcoming One Another", (April 25 2003)
All God's Children, They Got Vings (Paper Magazine) The Kabbalah Center.
Microsoft Marches On, The New York Times, (June 25 1998)
Suicide Jews (New York Press, June 11, 2003)
The self-imposed death of institutional Judaism.
Which One of These Sneakers is Me? (London Times, approx 1999)
How Marketers Outsmart Our Media-Savvy Children.
We Are the Programmers (Guardian of London, approx 1995)
It all began with the remote control.
Hidden Architecture (Fast Company, 2001)
The real space of cyberspace.
Books with Rushkoff Essays
Bookmark Now: Writing in Unreaderly Times
A Computer Ate My Book, Douglas Rushkoff
An anthology of original essays from our most intriguing young writers.
We know what you want: How they change your mind. 2005
Introduction to Martin Howard book, We Know What You Want
Killed: Great Journalism Too Hot to Print. Edited by David Wallis
Playing With Fractals An introdution to the art of Sarah Sze.
Wrestling with Zion.Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Arab-Israeli Conflict.
Leaving Springfield.The Simpsons and the Possibility of Oppositional Culture