- Jul 2018
The motivation in writing this paper is to examine some of these ideas about time and technology. The notion that digi-tal technologies in themselves have a temporal quality that is problematic is questionable.
Lindley claims that previous HCI studies of time have tended toward moral panics and technological determinism. Brings to mind Wacjman's work and Hassan's book "Empires of Speed."
I'm curious about what she means here, as the next section describing Shoenbeck's study doesn't quite fit the argument:
"The notion that digital technologies in themselves have a temporal quality that is problematic is questionable."