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The Source: Is the World Getting Faster, Faster?


Does it seem that life is getting faster and faster? From the news cycle - to fashion to technology, are we in the fast lane to self-destruction? 
A new book charts the rise of our love-affair with fast. While technological disruption is nothing new (think the industrial revolution) the pace of disruption and how that disruption has been embraced by all aspects of our modern lives, argues "The Great Acceleration."
Should we try to slow down the great acceleration - or learn to enjoy the ride?


Robert Colvile, author of the book "The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster"

David Martin Davies can be reached at dmdavies@tpr.org and on Twitter at @DavidMartinDavi
Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive