Slipping Through the Timestream: Social Issues of Time and Timing in Augmented Interactions
Department of Communicative Disorders and SciencesCenter for Cognitive SciencesState University of New York at BuffaloBuffalo, NY USA
Cognitive Anthropology Research GroupMax Planck Institute for PsycholinguisticsNijmegen, The Netherlands
In describing the tenor of their interactions, people who rely on means other than mouth-speech for face-to-face communication commonly bring up issues of time and timing. Sometimes the issues relate to how long it takes to get one’s body to make all the movements needed to produce a coherent message. Sometimes it is an issue of how good certain interlocutors are in getting ...