Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything

Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything

James Gleick


From the bestselling, nationwide publication Award-nominated writer of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new paintings concerning the accelerating velocity of swap in brand new world.

Most people undergo some extent of "hurry sickness." a illness that has introduced us into the "epoch of the nanosecond," a need-everything-yesterday sphere ruled by means of mobile phones, desktops, faxes, and distant controls. but for the entire hours, mins, or even seconds being kept, we are nonetheless filling our days to the purpose that we've got no time for such simple human actions as consuming, intercourse, and with regards to our households. Written with clean perception and thorough study, Faster is a sensible and witty examine a harried international not really to decelerate every time quickly.

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