“We are so immersed in this culture of busyness and hyper-productivity that it’s hard to raise questions about whether speed itself should be the ultimate rationale for innovation.”
“…overall leisure time has not declined over the last 50 years. This gap between objective time and how we subjectively experience it, points to the importance of the quality or character of time, and not simply the amount of time we have. And this is where technology comes in.”
Pressed for time; The digital transformation of everyday life (2016)
She is the Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology at the LSE and a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, where she is the Principal Investigator on the Women in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence research project. She is a Visiting Professor at the Oxford Internet Institute and a member of the AI100 Standing Committee.