Paper overload

I like to go back to the past to get the analogies and models for thinking about today.

Here’s a nice little example. A paperback book about speed-reading from the 70s or 80s that is selling itself as the answer to being deluged by information on paper…

Image: the cover of Read Better, Read Faster
Image: the cover of Read Better, Read Faster

You can still buy yourself a copy second-hand on Amazon if you want…

Reminds me of the phrase “X reads the whole of the paper, cover to cover” as a marker that they are well informed. Right now, you might think “is that all?”

Via Curtis.