Team Human

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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 57m. Bisher sind 139 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


episode 139: Tiffany Shlain "Unplugging One Day a Week" + Tribute to Paul Krassner

Playing for Team Human today, filmmaker and author, Tiffany Shlain.
Tiffany joins Team Human to discuss her new book, 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week. By drawing from the ancient ritual of Shabbat she shows how turning off all screens for twenty-four hours each week can help us reclaim our humanity. I
This week’s Team Human also includes a short tribute to counter-culture icon, Paul Krassner.
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episode 138: Charles Eisenstein "Questioning Quantification" + Bretton Woods@75 Keynote

Playing for Team Human today, Author and Gift Economy Advocate, Charles Eisenstein.
Charles joins Team Human to share how he believes quantification is changing the ways we think about climate, ecology and human beings. Less of an interview, this informal conversation was recorded at Bretton Woods@75 where Charles and Douglas were both speakers...



episode 137: Bryan Walsh "Avoiding Apocalypse" + Real People, Doing Real Things w/ Adrienne Haynes

Playing for Team Human today, former TIME International Editor, Bryan Walsh. 
Bryan Walsh joins team human to share his thoughts on why the end of humankind seems so inevitable and the ways we might avoid imminent crisis...



episode 136: Ep. 136 Live from MAHA with Stephen Bartolomei and Brigitte McQueen Shew "Optimizing for Connection"

Playing for Team Human today, musician, media scholar, and founding Team Human producer Stephen Bartolomei AND community advocate and founder of the Union for Contemporary Art Brigitte McQueen Shew.
Douglas opens the show with a monologue about the disorienting construction of the Democratic debates by television networks...


 2019-09-04  1h7m

episode 135: Mary L. Gray "Invisible by Design" + Betaworks Studios Keynote

Playing for Team Human today, Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research and Fellow at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Mary L. Gray.
Mary L. Gray joins Team Human to share her research into the invisible human workforce that powers the web...


 2019-08-21  52m

episode 134: Live from VRTO with Keram Malicki-Sanchez & Amelia Winger-Bearskin

On June 2nd, 2019 Team Human was invited by VRTO to host a live recording on virtual reality, story telling and time. Joining Douglas on stage, VRTO Founder, Keram Malicki-Sanchez followed by artist, technologist and organizer, Amelia Winger Bearskin.
Rushkoff discusses the origins of virtual reality and shares stories of exploring the limits of the medium with Timothy Leary and Terrence McKenna...


 2019-08-07  1h2m

episode 133: Ep. 133 Jennifer Dumpert "Liminal Dreaming"

Playing for Team Human today, San Francisco-based writer and author of Liminal Dreaming: Exploring Consciousness at the Edges of Sleep, Jennifer Dumpert.
Jennifer Dumpert joins Team Human to explore the unusual half-waking dream states of hypnagogia and hypnopompia. In her new book, Liminal Dreaming, Dumpert shares her exploration of these dream spaces to show how they can improve sleep, mitigate anxiety and depression and aid creativity...


 2019-07-24  42m

episode 132: Ep. 132 David Wallace-Wells "The Power of Panic"

Playing for Team Human today American Journalist and author of The Uninhabitable Earth, David Wallace-Wells.
David Wallace-Wells joins Team Human to share why he believes that the climate crisis that is both inevitable and avoidable. In his new book, The Uninhabitable Earth, Wallace-Wells works to deconstruct the myth that humans are insulated from the worst effects of climate change...


 2019-07-10  1h2m

episode 131: Ep. 131 Cory Doctorow "The Oligarchy's Operating System"

Science fiction author, activist and journalist Cory Doctorow looks beyond present day dystopia and finds hope in collective power.


 2019-06-26  1h14m

episode 130: Ep. 130 Astra Taylor "Democracy is a Verb"

Filmmaker and activist Astra Taylor embraces the paradoxes inherent in democracy. Rushkoff on Trump as "Editor in Chief."


 2019-06-12  1h10m