Why We Should Control the Speed of Life
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November 3, 2018
The pace of just about everything—transportation, weapons, the flow of information—is accelerating. But as life gets faster, will our brains, our society, and our decisionmaking processes be able to keep up?
In this TED talk, RAND social scientist Kathryn Bouskill discusses how culture and rituals can help us cope and set the right pace for our health and well-being.
Kathryn E. Bouskill, Social Scientist, RAND Corporation
As new technologies and social dynamics shift society into hyperdrive, speed could catalyze security risks in areas such as transportation, communication, and health. How can policymakers devise strategies to adapt?
Kathryn E. Bouskill , Seifu Chonde, et al.
Life is moving faster and faster. Just about everything—transportation, weapons, the flow of information—is accelerating. How will decisionmakers preserve our personal and national security in the face of hyperspeed?
What should security policymakers be planning for in the next 20 years? Security 2040 aims to answer that question by exploring how new technologies, evolving trends, and big ideas are shaping the future of global security.