By Robert Hassan
The start of the twenty first century is witnessing the emergence of a social, political and technological revolution in networked computing. We now dwell in a networked society, however it features and develops at such an accelerating fee that it turns into more and more tricky to safely comprehend the character of this radical society. "Empires of velocity" is the 1st ebook to examine the far-reaching ameliorations of speed-filled lifestyle. In a compelling research Hassan indicates that we're abandoning a latest global established upon the time of the clock, and are coming into a brand new and risky part the place an accelerating community time poses primary fiscal and political demanding situations in our postmodern international, demanding situations we slightly understand and are therefore woefully unprepared for."