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Douglas RushkoffAuthor and Visionary

Douglas Rushkoff is author of fifteen bestselling books on media, technology, and culture including Program or Be Programmed, Present Shock, and, most recently, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus. He made the PBS Frontline documentaries Generation Like, Merchants of Cool, and The Persuaders, wrote the graphic novels ADD and Testament, and originated concepts from "viral media" to "social currency." He's Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at CUNY/Queens, and lectures around the world about media, society, and change. He won the Marshall McLuhan Award for his book Coercion, and the Neil Postman Award for Career Achievement in Public Intellectual Activity.