Quote from Frank Partnoy

Email, social media and the 24-hour news cycle are informational amphetamines, a cocktail of pills that we pop at an increasingly fast pace—and that lead us to make mistaken split-second decisions.

Frank Partnoy, author of Wait: The Art and Science of Delay, made this statement in a recent New York Times article about the need to slow down and think before we do something that may be wrong and may make us look silly, such as announcing the incorrect Supreme Court decision about the Affordable Health Care Act, as CNN and other news outlets did.

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