Media Virus! has ratings and 6 reviews. Douglas Rushkoff shows that where there’s a wavelength, there’s a way to “infect” those on it—from the subtly, but. The most virulent viruses today are composed of information. In this information- driven age, the easiest way to manipulate the culture is through the media. As culture critic for our wild times, Douglas Rushkoff shows that where there’s a in a cave that isn’t cable-ready, you’re already infected with the media virus.

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Sold by ayvax and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Viewing everything except for intention as media, he frequently explores the themes of how to make media interactive, how to help people especially children effectively analyze and question the media they consume, as well as how to cultivate intention and agency.

American media theorist, writer, columnist, lecturer, graphic novelistdocumentarian. Ideally, emerging media and technologies have the potential to enlighten, to aid grassroots movements, to offer an alternative to the traditional “top-down” media, to connect diverse groups and to promote the sharing of information.

Rushkoff is the first media theorist to emerge from the primordial soup of the datasphere instead of the hallowed stacks of the university library. What rushkff it all mean? Max Z rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Simpson case in myriad formats from newspapers, television tabloids, and talk shows to the Internet.

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References to this book Digital Mythologies: Time’s Up Live Black Joy Views Read Edit View history. Douglas Rushkoff was born on February 18, He has written ten books on media, technology and culture.

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Media Virus! by Douglas Rushkoff

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