[Book Review] Speed Limits: Where Time Went and Why We Have So Little Left, by Mark Taylor

This looks interesting: Howard P. Segal on an examination of the accelerating pace of life whose scope extends beyond fast food and computers In our high-tech culture, speed is all the rage – not necessarily drugs (God forbid) but so much else: communications and transportation in endless forms. We are constantly reminded that our pace of change is unprecedented; that no prior society has ever approached ours in the ability to share instantaneously experiences, feelings,…

Students demanding feedback…

Students used to 'quick feedback', are becoming more and more demanding. Students currently going through the higher education system are part of a "net generation" who expect instant feedback because of their heavy reliance on mobile phones, social media and video games, a conference has heard. Arlene J. Nicholas, an assistant professor in the department of business studies and economics at Salve Regina University in New England, spoke at the Society for Research into Higher…