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How to Keep Time: How to Waste Time

How to Keep Time: How to Waste Time

[ad_1] Co-hosts Becca Rashid and Ian Bogost explore our relationship with time and how to reclaim it. Why is it so important to be productive? Why can it feel like there’s never enough time in a day? Why are so many of us conditioned to believe that being more productive makes us better people? The following transcript has been edited for clarity: Becca Rashid: So Ian, when I sent you that voice note yesterday, I just wanted to let you in my head a little bit. Rashid field tape: Hello, Ian. Alas, I’m waiting at the bus stop, and it seems it will never come. Rashid: A small glimpse into how anxious I am just waiting for anything. Rashid field tape: I don’t know what to do. Do I just start walking? Do I give up? Do I walk to the Metro? At this point, who really knows? It’s been probably four minutes. Oh! Ian Bogost: It was only four minutes, Becca. It’s not very much time. Rashid: It’s embarrassing, and I’m standing there, and …