www.nettime.org
Nettime mailing list archives

<nettime> "We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us
mp on Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:37:20 +0200 (CEST)


[Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

<nettime> "We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us."



On 25/07/14 16:05, nettime's de-terminator wrote:
> You probably recall the phrase, "We shape our tools and, thereafter, our  
> tools shape us."  It is often attributed to Marshall McLuhan but, in fact,  
> it was suggested by John Culkin, SJ, who is the one who invited McLuhan to  
> Fordham University in 1967.

"We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us."

Winston Churchill, 1943.




#  distributed via <nettime>: no commercial use without permission
#  <nettime>  is a moderated mailing list for net criticism,
#  collaborative text filtering and cultural politics of the nets
#  more info: http://mx.kein.org/mailman/listinfo/nettime-l
#  archive: http://www.nettime.org contact: nettime {AT} kein.org