Team Human

Team Human is a weekly podcast and set of resources enabling human intervention in the economic, technological, and social programs that determine how we live, work, and interact. This is media as cultural resistance and a path to social change.



episode 139: Tiffany Shlain "Unplugging One Day a Week" + Tribute to Paul Krassner

Playing for Team Human today, filmmaker and author, Tiffany Shlain.
Tiffany joins Team Human to discuss her new book, 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week. By drawing from the ancient ritual of Shabbat she shows how turning off all screens for twenty-four hours each week can help us reclaim our humanity. I
This week’s Team Human also includes a short tribute to counter-culture icon, Paul Krassner.
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Team Human is a production of the Laboratory for Digital Humanism at Queens CUNY. Our new producer is Josh Chapdelaine, Luke Robert Mason edited and mixed this show, and we hope Stephen Bartolomei is living a lovely 24/6 life.


 16 October 2019  52m