Tag Archive for ‘acceleration’

The turn to end all turns

The upwards trajectory of publication poses an obvious problem for the aspiring academic. It is one familiar from other fields of cultural production. How to be heard above the din? If ever more publications are being produced each year, commanding ever… Read More ›

The E-mail Charter

I came across this great initiative via Blair Matthews – it started with a blog post by Chris Anderson and Jane Wulf from TED that has since been added to by a wide range of contributors: 10 Rules to Reverse… Read More ›

Coping with Acceleration

I wrote recently about cognitive triage in higher education and its ramifications for personal reflexivity. My claim is that an inflation of situational demands leads subjects to prioritise the urgent, moving immediately from one necessity to another, in a way which crowds… Read More ›