Product Description Review "Fascinating and disturbing amusing and informative Faster is an eclectic stew combining history academic research and anecdotes drawn from the popular media." -- The Boston Globe "Well written and enjoyable. . . . A book that demands your attention." -- The Christian Science Monitor "Nimble smart often funny and--best of all--fast." -- The New York Times Book Review From the Inside Flap From the bestselling National Book Award-nominated auhtor of Genius and Chaos a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world. Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness." a malady that has launched us into the "epoch of the nanosecond" a need-everything-yesterday sphere dominated by cell phones computers faxes and remote controls. Yet for all the hours minutes and even seconds being saved we're still filling our days to the point that we have no time for such basic human activities as eating sex and relating to our families. Written with fresh insight and thorough research Faster is a wise and witty look at a harried world not likely to slow down anytime soon. See all Product Description
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