Mobile Temporality: (In)Determining the Impact of Mobile Communication Technologies on Dimensions of Temporality

Lyszak, Brett
January 2008
Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2008, p1
Conference Paper
Oriented by McLuhan and Ong's scholarship of how media and communication technologies affect human consciousness and perception, this paper examines the impact of mobile communication technologies on human temporality. This paper analyzes dimensions of temporal relations made possible by mobile communication technologies and outlines how these dimensions may impact people's futural orientation. Finally, it offers a new engagement with technological determinism as applied to studies of temporality within the complexity of mobile networked environments. ..PAT.-Unpublished Manuscript


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