The promise and perils of the digital economy - and how we can use it to create prosperity for all
The digital economy was supposed to create a new age of prosperity for everyone. But as Facebook resells our data for billions and self-driving cars threaten to put drivers out of work, it has so far only exacerbated the gap between winners and losers. Yet the possibility of an economic Renaissance still lingers - if we seize the opportunity now.
Douglas Rushkoff is one of today's most incisive media theorists and a provocative critic of our digital economy. He's also fun to read * Walter Isaacson * If you don't know Rushkoff, you're not serious about figuring out what's going to happen next * Seth Godin *