It is an adaptation of one part of Create Your Own economy; excerpt:
It's a common complaint that the Web makes us more impatient, but most
of us use it to track (or create) long-running stories and debates.
I've been following the career of folk-rock star Roger McGuinn for more
than 30 years, and now I use the Web for that. If anything, the essence
of Web life is that we are impatient to discover the next installment
in our planned programs of very patient long-term interest. That's a
kind of impatience we can be proud of, just as a mother might be
impatient to receive a call from her teenage daughter away at college.
It's a sign of caring and commitment, not superficiality.
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