Slowing Down In An Accelerated, Technological Life

Slowing Down In An Accelerated, Technological Life

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 856 , Segment 2

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  • Jul 16, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 11:33 mins

Guest: Simon Gottschalk, PhD, Professor of Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Author, "The Terminal Self: Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times" The pace of life and work has accelerated drastically in the past 70 years. Even in the last 10 years since phones got smart, things have sped up. What are the consequences of being connected and on-call all the time? Can anything be done to slow it all down?

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