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Team Human is a weekly podcast and set of resources enabling human intervention in the economic, technological, and social programs that determine how we live, work, and interact. This is media as cultural resistance and a path to social change.
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Team Human Douglas Rushkoff

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 269 Ratings

Team Human is a weekly podcast and set of resources enabling human intervention in the economic, technological, and social programs that determine how we live, work, and interact. This is media as cultural resistance and a path to social change.
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    Ryan Broderick

    Ryan Broderick

    Garbage Day journalist and host of the Content Mines Podcast Ryan Broderick brings us up-to-date on the current state of meme play.
    🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff explores how the World Wide Web flattened a meta-community of digital nomads.
    📰 You can read a written version of Rushkoff's monologue, Did the Homepage Kill the Internet?, on Medium.
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    You can catch Ryan Broderick at The Meme in the Moment Festival on Wednesday, October 27, at 7:00 PM ET at Caveat NYC.

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Sarah Pessin - Preview (2021 Salon)

    Sarah Pessin - Preview (2021 Salon)

    Here’s a special preview of Professor of Philosophy and Jewish Thought at the University of Denver Sarah Pessin's live salon with Douglas Rushkoff from a special Team Human Salon live from Team Human’s Discord community. Originally recorded September 3, 2021.
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    • 7 min
    Ellen Pearlman

    Ellen Pearlman

    New media artist, curator, writer, and creator of, Noor: A Brain Opera, the world’s first immersive interactive brain opera, Ellen Pearlman brings us where no machine can go: Into the last soft, squishy recesses of human experience still inaccessible to our robot overlords.
    🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff reminds us about the importance of reducing our exposure to the global information onslaught.
    📚You can read the written version of Rushkoff’s monologue, “Turning off the "News"” on Medium.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Yes Men on Newsmax - Preview

    The Yes Men on Newsmax - Preview

    Here’s a special preview of The Yes Men’s Andy Bichlbaum in conversation with Rushkoff explaining how he was invited to return to Newsmax as “Paul Wolfowitz” — and what happened on the air. The Yes Men’s Originally recorded September 11, 2021.
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    • 6 min
    Richard Heinberg

    Richard Heinberg

    Author of Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival and senior fellow-in-residence Post Carbon Institute fellow Richard Heinberg shares the simple truth that power has a lot less to do with what you’re granted or what you have than what you do.
    🎙In his monologue, Rushkoff explores the opportunity we have to confront the realities of climate change now that its effects are here. “But now that the effects of our own activity are upon us, we have no more power to mitigate them than the toddler does of preventing chest of drawers from toppling over.
    📚You can read the written version of Rushkoff’s monologue, “It’s Good to Feel Small” on Medium.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    R. U. Sirius (1993) - Preview

    R. U. Sirius (1993) - Preview

    Founding editor of High Frontiers, Reality Hackers, and Mondo 2000, R. U. Sirius and Douglas Rushkoff discuss Mondo 2000's cultural influence, memes, and how to create a fool proof media virus. This is a special preview of a conversation recorded in 1993.
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    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
269 Ratings

269 Ratings

Seth McCombs ,

If you’re sick of partisan politics

and you’re looking for something humane and rational to give you hope and useful ways of approaching the future, listen to this podcast and read the book!

parker-1 ,

Hello Kooks

I remember when I was a teenager and I was into metaphysical nonsense like this. Thank goodness I given up on that woo. Gave it two stars because I thought it was sort of entertaining, in a weird kind of way. See ya crockpots later.

NRE Gae ,

Deeply necessary and inspiring

This is work that grants hope, vision and humanity that feels rarely accessible in this world. The interview with Grant Morrison I’d been waiting years to hear.

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