Douglas Rushkoff is a guest blogger.
My friend and colleague Janine Saunders just finished this 9-minute video, Life Inc: The Movie, which previews and visualizes some of the core concepts of my upcoming book.
You can watch a medium-quality version by clicking on the embedded link above, or go to:
Archive.org for the highest quality stream/file (Quicktime), YouTube for another option, and the movie's home, LifeIncorporated.net, for a few more choices of playback, as well as some excerpts and information about the whole Life Inc. project.
Winner of the Media Ecology Association's first Neil Postman award for Career Achievement in Public Intellectual Activity, Douglas Rushkoff is an author, teacher, and documentarian who focuses on the ways people, cultures, and institutions create, share, and influence each other's values. He is technology and media commentator for CNN, and has taught and lectured around the world about media, technology, culture and economics. His new book, Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age, a followup to his Frontline documentary, Digital Nation. His last book, an analysis of the corporate spectacle called Life Inc., was also made into a short, award-winning film.