In Brief

As previously reported by PSFK, a few recent signs indicate that Americans may be growing dissatisfied with the urgent pace that seems to accompany nearly every facet of work and play.

As previously reported by PSFK, a few recent signs indicate that Americans may be growing dissatisfied with the urgent pace that seems to accompany nearly every facet of work and play. GOOD Magazine has responded to this by naming their current issue “The Slow Issue”.

The team at GOOD spoke with some prominent futurists about why slowing down may be as important to our future as speed.  These individuals represent a number of industries – from technology to product design to research.  Despite the variety of applications, they all agree that pausing to consider things, notice one’s surroundings, and think about long-term implications prior to making a fast, oftentimes mechanical decision offer benefits that smart, decision-facilitation technology – for example – just can’t replace.

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