See discussion on RyzeNetworking
More via BillSeitz:z2004-08-11-SlowWorld
Should you take time to be disconnected? : http://www.cincomsmalltalk.com/blog/blogView?showComments=true&entry=3272731562
See also :
Is there a connection with OnLaziness? (Maybe there isn't. Possibly laziness is a strategy for doing things fast.)
See also Bhaska Chakravorti's book on the application of game theory to networked markets, "The Slow Pace of Fast Change"