19 Mar 2019

Reclaiming our humanity: our obsession with the internet

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:10 pm on 19 March 2019
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Photo: Team Human

Binary code has become more important than our genetic code argues media theorist Douglas Rushkoff. Our obsession with digital technology means we are allowing ourselves to defined by our data instead of who we are as human beings. We've forgotten which team we are on, Team Human.  

He says we are at our best when we work together, but the internet is dividing us and social media is making us less social. His new book is a call to rise up against the tyranny  of technology, it's called Team Human.

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