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Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything
Faster The Acceleration of Just About Everything
Author: James Gleick
Synchronize your watches. — We have reached the epoch of the nanosecond. This is the heyday of speed. — If one quality defines our modern, technocratic age, it is acceleration. We are making haste. Our computers, our movies, our sex lives, our prayers -- they all run faster now than ever before. And the more we fill our lives with time-saving devi...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780679408376
ISBN-10: 0679408371
Publication Date: 8/17/1999
Pages: 336
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Publisher: Pantheon
Book Type: Hardcover
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katzen0466 avatar reviewed Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything on + 55 more book reviews
Where has your time gone? This book will explain just what's happening and why time is speeding up for all of us and not just because we're getting older. Technology has it's influence as well. Sorry, no tips for slowing down again as we all just have to get used to the faster pace of life.


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