Log in to listen to a great 30 minute excerpt from my chat with Jeremy Rifkin about the future of human purpose in a tech-drenched world without work. Jeremy is the author of The Zero Marginal Cost Society and The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis, advisor to Angela Merkel and the EU, and […]
In the latest episode of The McFuture podcast, I spoke with the remarkable Jeremy Rifkin. He’s the best-selling author of The Zero Marginal Cost Society, advisor to Angela Merkel and the EU, and a Wharton lecturer. That many credentials is punishable by hard labor in any self-respecting banana republic… Like me, Rifkin has been thinking
A deep (and funny) look at the new American Revolution. How technology, monopolies, and culture are giving the American dream an extreme makeover. The podcast goes much deeper into who owns the tools of the revolution than the video. Here are the two articles I wrote on this: Who Owns The Tools of Disruption? (on Forbes) & The
So the journey begins. In this episode, I give a sneak peak into some of the themes and guests coming up on the show. I also confess my motivation for torturing myself to create content I’m actually excited – and scared by. More coming next week. And the week after that… Until this kills me.
We need to talk. About The McFuture. It’s now years after the recession. Unemployment is at record lows, stocks are at record highs, and many of us are at record widths. We float in this infinity pool of Nutella, Netflix, and nip slips. Things that would make Caesar blush. We can learn any skill, order
As a journalism student at NYU, I remember my immigrant dad interrogating me suspiciously about a profession he couldn’t possibly understand. He asked me the kinds of questions you’d expect from an engineer who just risked everything to drag his family out of the Soviet Union. “How will you make money?” he’d ask in his