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Judy Wajcman
Sociologist, London School of Economics
Judy Wajcman is professor of sociology at the London School of Economics. Her latest book is Pressed for Time: The Acceleration of Life in Digital Capitalism (2014).

Written by Judy Wajcman

Essay/
Information and communication
Fast-world values

For all the smart tech, we still feel pressed for time. Are digital services the problem, or are we humans to blame?

Judy Wajcman