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Distributed: A New OS for the Digital Economy by Douglas Rushkoff

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Distributed: A New OS for the Digital Economy by Douglas Rushkoff

29.99

Length: 41:17

Speaker: Douglas Rushkoff is media theorist, author, documentarian and world-renowned public intellectual. He has spent his prolific career thinking about how new media and technology are impacting culture, business and the economy. Named one of the world’s 10 most influential thinkers by MIT, Rushkoff has written 15 bestselling books and coined such concepts as “viral media,” “social currency” and “digital natives.” His talks are a culmination of his pioneering work, and an infallible source of what’s to come.

Synopsis: Digital tech was supposed to usher in an age of prosperity, but so far it has put industrial capitalism on steroids. Social networks surrender their missions to data mining, and banks abandon investing for algorithms—all to stoke growth. Startups sell for billions but destroy more jobs and markets than they create. 

Rushkoff shares a new economic program using the unique distributive power of the Internet to break free of the winner-take-all game defining business today. He offers a series of practical steps to remake the economy from the inside out.

Event: Disruption ’17 by CU Water Cooler was held at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, Wisconsin on June 6-7, 2017.

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Length: 41:17

Speaker: Douglas Rushkoff is media theorist, author, documentarian and world-renowned public intellectual. He has spent his prolific career thinking about how new media and technology are impacting culture, business and the economy. Named one of the world’s 10 most influential thinkers by MIT, Rushkoff has written 15 bestselling books and coined such concepts as “viral media,” “social currency” and “digital natives.” His talks are a culmination of his pioneering work, and an infallible source of what’s to come.

Synopsis: Digital tech was supposed to usher in an age of prosperity, but so far it has put industrial capitalism on steroids. Social networks surrender their missions to data mining, and banks abandon investing for algorithms—all to stoke growth. Startups sell for billions but destroy more jobs and markets than they create. 

Rushkoff shares a new economic program using the unique distributive power of the Internet to break free of the winner-take-all game defining business today. He offers a series of practical steps to remake the economy from the inside out.

Event: Disruption ’17 by CU Water Cooler was held at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, Wisconsin on June 6-7, 2017.

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