Douglas Rushkoff is a media theorist and the bestselling author of Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now. His earlier books include Life Inc, Program or Be Programmed, and Media Virus. He made the PBS Frontline documentaries The Merchants of Cool, The Persuaders, and Digital Nation, and speaks around the world about media, technology, and change.
I’ll admit this video is a bit dated but it’s still a great basic explanation of how the Internet works.
Last night I discovered Sammy and I am just having a ball watching all of her videos! Sammy’s creator, Suzanne Walker, is the Children’s Services Consultant at the Indiana State Library and is someone I’d love to meet. You can find all of Sammy’s videos on YouTube.
See it live @ Google.com or watch the YouTube version below once it’s gone.