Humans are no longer valued for our ingenuity, says media theoretician Douglas Rushkoff — in a macrocosm dominated by digital technology, we’re now only quality for our data. In a enthusiastic talk, Rushkoff exhorts us to stop using engineering to optimize beings for the market and start using it to build a future centered on our pre-digital costs of tie-in, originality and respect. “Join ‘Team Human.’ Find the others, ” he says. “Together let’s do the future that we always wanted.”
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