A history of technology we use – rather than invent

Really looking forward to the publication of the The Shock of the Old: Technology in Global History Since 1900 by David Edgerton, Hans Rausing Professor of History of Science and Technology, Imperial College. Hmmm.. wikipedia only has an entry for David Edgerton the Burger King franchise founder.. There’s a Demos event entitled Shock of the … Continue reading A history of technology we use – rather than invent

Idle generosity

My favourite guide to loafing the good life, The Idler, is giving away copies of the 35th edition, “The War on Work”. In summary: The issue is a great introduction to the Idler and features an interview with Situationist philosopher Raoul Vaneigem, wild man Keith Allen’s A to Z of Life, Folk Art by artist … Continue reading Idle generosity