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The Rule of LogisticsWalmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment$
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Jesse LeCavalier

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816693313

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816693313.001.0001

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Bodies

Bodies

Coping with Data-Rich Environments

Chapter:
(p.151) 4 Bodies
Source:
The Rule of Logistics
Author(s):

Jesse LeCavalier

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816693313.003.0005

The fourth chapter takes a wider view of the logistical environment in order to survey the range technologies that affect the human body itself. Inhabitants of distribution centers are subject to intense pressure to meet performance standards, all while increasingly inhabiting a world designed by and built for information management machines.

Keywords:   Architecture, Logistics, Walmart, Infrastructure, Industrial architecture, Human body, Objectivity

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