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Douglas Rushkoff

3.68 of 5 Votes: 1
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Books by Douglas Rushkoff
Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now (2013)
3.59 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Reading "Present Shock" I couldn't escape the sense that Rushkoff is preaching to the choir -- not only with the ideas he espouses, but the way he espouses them. Take this sentence: "An op-ed in the New York Times may as well be a column on the Huffington Post, which may as well ...
Life Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back (2009)
3.93 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: The whole book is a relentless attack on capitalism. The author believes that we have all been brain washed by corporatism that we can only think of things in money terms. He proposed that we use informal credits with each other. This is possible in small towns but hard in big ci...
Presente Continuo: Quando tutto accade ora (2014)
3.59 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Enough of a disappointment that I considered a two-star rating. Offers some interesting ideas (or in some cases expands upon ideas already in the air); e.g., about the collapse of time and narrative, and about fragmentation of attention. The expositions tend to have a grab-bag fe...
A.D.D.: Adolescent Demo Division (2012)
2.59 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This was a disappointment. It read like a comic book for kids written by a media studies professor who only ever interacts with adults. There are some interesting themes about video game culture, subliminal messaging, and modern consumerism--but they're completely oversimplified ...
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