Douglas Rushkoff

CUNY/Queens

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Professor of media theory and digital economics at CUNY/Queens and author of several books on the media, technology and culture, including Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age and the upcoming Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus

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When  Facebook  goes public, it's expected to be the biggest initial public offering (IPO) in Silicon Valley history, possibly raising $10 billion on a value of $100 billion.

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