SXSW Keynote Live Stream

I’ve been nuts with touring stuff. Lots of links to put in here. I’ll be updating the site as much as possible. But I just learned that my SXSW talk will be live streamed on the conference’s main channel http://www.sxsw.com/live at noon Eastern (11am Austin time) on Saturday. This is where I will drop the ideas […]   read more »

P2P Foundation – Douglas Rushkoff on the Malfunctioning Tech Economy

I’m less frustrated by people’s blindness to the problem than I am to their blindness to the solutions – by how easy it is to develop local currencies, to use alternative websites, to do simple investments in their communities rather than in far-flung mining companies. People don’t realise how much power they have.    read more »

PSFK – Successful By Making Other People Rich

Douglas Rushkoff's newest book,Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus, examines the social and economic consequences tech companies impose on the communities they enter. We sat down with Rushkoff to discuss his forthcoming book as well as what to expect from his talk at PSFK 2016 on May 13.   read more »

FatCast – Why the Digital Economy Sucks

The growth-centered digital economy seeks to extract value from people, instead of helping us all create and share value with each other in a trusted, mutually beneficial community. Rushkoff says there’s a better way, and tells us how to start getting there.   read more »

BA Business Life – Fighting the Digital Giants

Instead of adopting a defensive crouch in anticipation of the next upstart or, worse, abandoning your time-tested best practices in order to imitate their ways, it's time to disrupt the disruptors. You still have the home field advantage.    read more »

The Kernel – Douglas Rushkoff’s Vision for a New, Better World

In Rushkoff's new work he argues that, appearances to the contrary, today’s online colossi—think Facebook, Google, Apple, and the like—haven’t truly revolutionized our economy. Instead, they’ve reproduced the Industrial Age corporation at a global scale, with all the benefits of digital innovation.   read more »

Six Pixels of Separation Podcast – The Failing State of Our Digital Economy

All of our assumptions about disruption, the digital economy, unicorns, valuations, and how all of this technological innovation has evolved will be questioned. Not to be a contrarian for contrarian's sake, this Media Scholar also happens to understand the underpinnings of our economy, and it will startle you. The book acts as a warning and - as with everything he touches - it will make you think deeply.   read more »