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๎€Space and time have a bias
๎€Papyrus, paper, electronic media biased towards space
๎€Clay tablets, vellum is biased towards time, lasts a long time but it is not very
easy to transport
During 1100s-1300s โ€“ technology was on the rice
๎€Invention of the mechanical clock, paper manufacturer
๎€This period is very significant
Alfred Crosby
๎€argues oral to literate with the printing press
๎€precision creates new understanding
1280: Invention of eyeglasses
๎€Opus talks about optics
๎€Allowed people to be more engaged
๎€Human consciousness increased with the invention of the telescope
๎€โ€œWhole new world out thereโ€
Clock: 13th century
๎€A means of social control
๎€We have the means to measure
๎€A model of precision
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