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Douglas Rushkoff
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Douglas Rushkoff

Company: CUNY/Queens
Title: Author, Teacher, and Documentarian / Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics
Location: Hastings on Hudson, United States
Fields of operation: Media, Digital, Technology
Twitter: rushkoff

Dr. Douglas Rushkoff is an author, teacher, and documentarian best known for inventing concepts from “viral media” to “social currency".
His new book, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity, argues that digital networks are still capable of fostering a distributed economy, but only if we can abandon the industrial age mandate of growth above all. He is also the author of Program or Be Programmed, Media Virus, Life Inc, the novel Ecstasy Club, and graphic novels Testament and A.D.D., among other titles.
His television documentaries Generation Like, Merchants of Cool, The Persuaders, and Digital Nation have aired on PBS stations nationwide.
He is Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at CUNY/Queens, and winner of the Marshall McLuhan and Neil Postman Awards.