David Harvey talking about "The Enigma of Capital".
Links to blog pages, "What is Social Acceleration?"
Links to blog pages; "Globalisation, Time-Space compression and Symbolic Exchange"
Saturday, 22 January 2011
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
It's hard not to like an article that contains the line, "The world's most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood-funnel into anything that smells like money."
Shame there's nothing anyone can, or is going to, do about it.
Monday, 10 January 2011
A great documentary on La 2 last night about programmed obsolescence. If you suspected that stuff about lightbulbs was the paranoid imaginings of conspiracy theorists- check this out. Lightbulbs could last indefinitely, Nylon tights were originally designed to be ladder-free and as for your i-Pod...
Here's the link to the documentary (Spanish):
And here's one to a pioneer in the field, Bernard London, as early as 1932 (English):