Why Acceleration Equals Anger

October 3rd, 2016
9781632864550.jpgWe throw around a lot of words and ideas about technology, about disruption, about progress and about the impact of technology in speeding up our lives. 

The  fact is the speed up is more than just technology. As we move to cities at increasing rates, as the workplace demands greater productivity, as global competition abounds, the pressures to speed up are everywhere.

But how fast is fast?  How fast exceeds our evolutionary and biological ability to cope? And what happens to the the anger of those left behind in the cloud of dust from creative destruction.

These are just a few of the issues taken up by Robert Colvile in The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster.
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