Changing concepts of time caused by clocks
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Dugan, D. (2004). Changing concepts of time caused by clocks [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/688
Standing beside a machine for clocking in workers, Simon Schaffer discusses the rise of factory or industrial time. People are now paid by their time, rather than the task. The clock becomes a symbol of factory society and unites the workers with their machines. A huge difference from other societies and earlier history.
industrial revolution, work
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