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  1. Jul 2018
    1. A related, but richer, argument is made by the sociologist John Tomlinson [55], in his account of the ‘condition of immediacy’. Tomlinson argues that speed is central to modern cultural practices, experiences and values, and he focuses on immediacy in particular because it has three connotations.

      Look up Tomlinson paper.

      Immediacy = speed, instantaneity and connectedness thru electronic media

      Q: How does Tomlinson's notion of speed interact with Hassan's?

  2. Mar 2017
    1. but the immediacy of being in a room in Krakow, from a room in Clermont Ferrand was absolute, to the extent that I was able to butt in to respond to questions from the people attending our conference..in Poland.

      Virtual Connection. Real Connecting