Year: 2016

Book Review: The Problem with Work

The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries. Kathi Weeks; Durham: Duke University Press, 2011, 304 pp., […]

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Distracted riving warning

Hands-free Technology is Not Enough to Prevent Distracted Driving

Putting down your phone is merely the first step in banishing distractions while you drive, according to research in the journal ‘Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences.’ In fact, asking Siri to do something at a remove is pretty darned dangerous, too.

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Social Science’s Impact on Society, Circa 2065: Sam Miles

Social Science Space is presenting 10 shortlisted essays written by young social scientists in an ESRC competition looking at how social science might change the world in the next half century. This week we present Sam Miles’ question of whether greater exposure to the cyberworld is creating a dystopia or a utopia.

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