The experience of waiting, whether for luggage or groceries, is defined only partly by the objective length of the wait.

… and that’s why they make you walk to the bag carousel at the very other end of the airport: it reduces the waiting time at the carousel itself. Since you don’t perceive the time walking as “waiting”, the perceived waiting time will also be reduced massively.

— from Why Waiting Is Torture

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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