Thursday, May 8, 2008

The Fallacy of the Time Piece

werkgocken: clocks set up in public squares. Regulating the work day and dividing into concrete units of time and replacing the vague passing of time of agrarian socieities.

The werkglock breaks down in a digital world. The key feature of which is not interactivity but customization - more people get to choose from more options about how to organize the world around them than ever before.

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