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Douglas Rushkoff on Redesigning the Economy



Douglas Rushkoff

Curious Minds

Posted: Apr 27, 2016


What if an economy predicated on growth is unsustainable? Growth at companies like General Electric (GE) used to mean jobs for hundreds of thousands of people. That same growth, at companies like Facebook and Google, yields, at most, tens of thousands of jobs. As growth-oriented tech companies absorb more jobs through smarter tech and automation, is this an opportunity to rethink the nature of work, jobs, and the overall economy? IEET Fellow Douglas Rushkoff discusses.


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