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Faster

The Acceleration of Just about Everything

Faster( )
Author: Gleick, James
ISBN:978-0-679-40837-6
Publication Date:Aug 1999
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Pantheon
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

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 devices and time-saving strategies, the more rushed we feel. InFaster, James Gleick explores nothing less than the human condition at the turn of the...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Science / Time
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.18 Inches
Book Weight:1.22 Pounds
Author Biography
Gleick, James (Author)
He wrote the worldwide bestseller Chaos, which was nominated for the National Book Award. He was the 1990 McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University.

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