March 10, 2021, 7:00pm TED Circles: The Unforeseen Consequences of a Fast-Paced World

Why does modern technology promise efficiency, but leave us constantly feeling pressed for time? Anthropologist Kathryn Bouskill explores the paradoxes of living in a fast-paced society and explains why we need to reconsider the importance of slowing down in a world that demands go, go, go.

Please join TED Circles hosts Tammy Paige Goddard, Mai Shim, and fellow members of the TEDxMidAtlantic community. We’ll play the talk, and then break into smaller groups to discuss. We look forward to seeing you!


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