Monday, February 27, 2012

Stretched Thin


To stretch this far … modernity must necessarily be culturally thin. … It is a generic culture, this culture of the television age, of asphalt, advertising, uniformity, and waste. And those who feed on it, those who live by it, become generic people who also are thin, who stretch wide and belong to nowhere in particular.

-- David Wells

Work, etc

(New way is too slow) An interesting article: says "simply having the option to decline a task has been shown to boost productivity ...