The Lavin Agency Speakers Bureau

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AskASpeaker #10: Twitter Q&A with Douglas Rushkoff

On Thursday, March 10, we were joined by media theorist, documentarian, and world-renowned public intellectual Douglas Rushkoff for our 10th #AskASpeaker Q&A on Twitter. Rushkoff’s the author of numerous groundbreaking books, including Present Shock, Program or Be Programmed, and Life Inc., but if you haven’t read him, you’ve probably quoted him: he’s coined such concepts as “viral media,” […]

Margaret Atwood: “Technology Mascot For The Literary World”

Margaret Atwood “recently published the final installment of a serialized novel about zombies co-written with a novelist who moonlights as an iPhone game-developer, for the YouTube-style 'social reading' website Wattpad,” New Republic reports. That's a mouthful even for the most tech-savvy among us. But for Atwood—who is, as the publication describes, “somewhat of a poster […]