William Powers

New Slow City

William Powers

Talk: New Slow City

Author William Powers visited Google's Cambridge, MA office to discuss "New Slow City: living simply in the world's fastest city".

William Powers

William Powers has worked for over a decade in development aid and conservation in Latin America, Africa, Native North America, and Washington, DC. He is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute and is on the adjunct faculty of New York University. He has also spent two decades exploring the American culture-of-speed and its alternatives in 50 countries around the world.

New Slow City: Living Simply in the World's Fastest City

Discovering a colorful cast of New Yorkers attempting to resist the culture of Total Work, Powers offers an inspiring exploration for anyone trying to make urban life more people- and planet-friendly.

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