Jennifer Alexander and Tom Hodgkinson

Jan 5, 2023

(In)efficiency

Should Efficiency be a Moral Value?

New Books Network 2017

Efficiency has moved from a technique for measuring machines to a widely held moral value. But at what cost?

Guests:

  • Jennifer Alexander, Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota and author of The Mantra of Efficiency: From Waterwheel to Social Control
  • Tom Hodgkinson, founder and editor of The Idler

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