[Here], Judy Wajcman explains why we immediately interpret our experiences with digital technology as inexorably accelerating everyday life. She argues that we are not mere hostages to communication devices, and the sense of always being rushed is the result of the priorities and parameters we ourselves set rather than the machines that help us set them. ...q--Book jacket.increased by 144 percent since 1970, largely due to the use of fridges and freezers, dishwashers, tumble dryers, washing machines, ... Kitchens and bathrooms in particular have become hot spots of resource consumption, reflecting changes in the way people wash, ... 18 How do we explain the increasing popularity of the shower, especially the power shower (which pumps out water at a higher rate), anbsp;...
|Title||:||Pressed for Time|
|Publisher||:||University of Chicago Press - 2014-12-03|