The American Time Use Survey asks thousands of American residents to recall every minute of a day. Here is how people over age 15 spent their time in 2008.
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You can't write or program well in units of an hour. That's barely enough time to get started.
"You Westerners have your watches," the leader observed. "But we Taliban have time."
It seems that happiness, like peace or passion, comes most freely when it isn't pursued.
I have no bicycle, no car, no television I can understand, no media -- and the days seem to stretch into eternities, and I can't think of a single thing I lack.
Perhaps the most powerful way in which we conspire against ourselves is the simple fact that we have jobs.
I think a lot of people don't have time to Twitter.
It just takes too long to compose a message with 140 characters, and then you start getting bombarded by a few tweets and it's like, hundreds of characters that you have to read.