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The Resource Team human, Douglas Rushkoff

Team human, Douglas Rushkoff

Label
Team human
Title
Team human
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Rushkoff
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Team Human is a manifesto--a fiery distillation of preeminent digital theorist Douglas Rushkoff's most urgent thoughts on civilization and human nature. In one hundred lean and incisive statements, he argues that we are essentially social creatures, and that we achieve our greatest aspirations when we work together--not as individuals. Yet today society is threatened by a vast antihuman infrastructure that undermines our ability to connect. Money, once a means of exchange, is now a means of exploitation; education, conceived as way to elevate the working class, has become another assembly line; and the internet has only further divided us into increasingly atomized and radicalized groups. Team Human delivers a call to arms. If we are to resist and survive these destructive forces, we must recognize that being human is a team sport. In Rushkoff's own words: "Being social may be the whole point." Harnessing wide-ranging research on human evolution, biology, and psychology, Rushkoff shows that when we work together we realize greater happiness, productivity, and peace. If we can find the others who understand this fundamental truth and reassert our humanity--together--we can make the world a better place to be human."--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rushkoff, Douglas
Dewey number
303.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social change
  • Social evolution
  • Group problem solving
Label
Team human, Douglas Rushkoff
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Team human -- Social animals -- Learning to lie -- Figure and ground -- The digital media environment -- Mechanomorphism -- Economics -- Artificial intelligence -- From paradox to awe -- Spirituality and ethics -- Natural science -- Renaissance now -- Organize -- You are not alone
Control code
on1037811200
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780393651690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Team human, Douglas Rushkoff
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Team human -- Social animals -- Learning to lie -- Figure and ground -- The digital media environment -- Mechanomorphism -- Economics -- Artificial intelligence -- From paradox to awe -- Spirituality and ethics -- Natural science -- Renaissance now -- Organize -- You are not alone
Control code
on1037811200
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780393651690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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