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Faster : the acceleration of just about everything / James Gleick.

By: Gleick, James.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 1999Description: x, 324 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0679408371.Subject(s): Time -- Psychological aspects | Time -- Social aspects
Contents:
Pacemaker -- Life as type a -- The door close button -- Your other face -- Time goes standard -- The new accelerators -- Seeing in slow motion -- In real time -- Lost in time -- On Internet time -- Quick--your opinion? -- Decomposition takes time -- On your mark, get set, think -- A millisecond here, a millisecond there -- 1,440 minutes a day -- Sex and paperwork -- Modern conveniences -- Jog more, read less -- Eat and run -- How many hours do you work? -- 7:15. took shower -- Attention! Multitaskers -- Shot-shot-shot-shot -- Prest-o change-o! -- MTV zooms by -- Allegro ma non troppo -- Can you see it? -- High-pressure minutes -- Time and motion -- The paradox of efficiency -- 365 ways to save time -- The telephone lottery -- Time is not money -- Short-term memory -- The law of small numbers -- Bored -- The end.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pacemaker -- Life as type a -- The door close button -- Your other face -- Time goes standard -- The new accelerators -- Seeing in slow motion -- In real time -- Lost in time -- On Internet time -- Quick--your opinion? -- Decomposition takes time -- On your mark, get set, think -- A millisecond here, a millisecond there -- 1,440 minutes a day -- Sex and paperwork -- Modern conveniences -- Jog more, read less -- Eat and run -- How many hours do you work? -- 7:15. took shower -- Attention! Multitaskers -- Shot-shot-shot-shot -- Prest-o change-o! -- MTV zooms by -- Allegro ma non troppo -- Can you see it? -- High-pressure minutes -- Time and motion -- The paradox of efficiency -- 365 ways to save time -- The telephone lottery -- Time is not money -- Short-term memory -- The law of small numbers -- Bored -- The end.

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