• Most simply, 'present shock' is the human response to living in a world that's always on real time and simultaneous. You know, in some ways it's the impact of living in a digital environment, and in other ways it's just really what happens when you stop leaning so forward to the millennium and you finally arrive there.

    "In A World That's Always On, We Are Trapped In The 'Present'". Interview with Audie Cornish, March 27, 2013.