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Faster: Our Race Against Time - Gleick, James
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Time rules our lives. The frenetic purpose - more than we want to admit, is to save time. Think of one of those conveniences that best convey the most elemental feeling of power over the passing seconds: the microwave oven. In your hurry sickness, you may find yourself punching 88 seconds instead of 90 because it is faster to tap the same digit twice. Do you stand at the microwave for that minute and a half? Or is that long enough to make a quick call or run in the next room to finish paying a bill? If haste is the ...

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Faster: Our Race Against Time 2000, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349112923

Mass-market paperback

Faster: Our Race Against Time 1999, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316883351

Hardcover