August 2, 2013 – “Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now”

On the next edition of Consider This, I interview Douglas Rushkoff, author of: 1) Life Inc: How Corporatism Conquered the World, and How We Can Take It Back; and 2) his most recent book, Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now. From the flyleaf: “If the end of the twentieth century can be characterized by futurism, the twenty-first can be defined by presentism. This is the moment we’ve been waiting for, but we don’t seem to have any time in which to live it. Instead we remain poised and frozen, overwhelmed by an Continue reading