Melissa Francis has no patience for waiting — for anything. When the 26-year-old Allston barista talks about slow Internet connections, she can barely hide her disdain. Waiting a couple of extra seconds for a page to load feels like an eternity.
“I’m not proud of it, but I yell at my computer when it’s slow,” Francis said.
The demand for instant results is seeping into every corner of our lives, and not just virtually. Retailers are jumping into same-day delivery services. Smart phone apps eliminate the wait for a cab, a date, or a table at a hot restaurant. Movies and TV shows begin streaming in seconds. But experts caution that instant gratification comes at a price: it’s making us less patient.
“We’re not wired to think about the long-term anymore,” says Phil Fremont-Smith of ImpulseSave...Read the rest HERE.
“We’re not wired to think about the long-term anymore,”...now that's too bad.
Kind of reminds me of the mentality of some receiving government assistance. They want the benefits/rewards...without the hard work. After all aspiring towards something....that takes to long.
Lets hope this doesn't influence any immigration bill that Congress eventually passes. That's just what we need. 12,000,000 more who feel America's streets are paved in gold.