This book examines the extraordinary changes that technology brings and how these affect all of us and our familiesaat home, at school, and at our work placesawith profound consequences for society.Short-order cooks must keep track of a half-dozen orders in their brains as they crack eggs and toast muffins and refill the coffee maker. But these cooks simply do what a fast computer does: switch ... The brain rewires itself to do the tasks involvedaespecially if it is a routine physical operationaand many manual tasks become au- tomatic. This is true, say, for the novice automobile drivers who need toanbsp;...
|Title||:||So Much, So Fast, So Little Time|
|Author||:||Michael St. Clair|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2011-08-31|