Using Readsy & Pocket to Read Faster + Conquer the 24/7 News Cycle
This century is undeniably the age of information overload. “Information is so dense that most people cannot consume enough to ferret out what is real,” as Yorke E. Rhodes III brilliantly described.
Information Overload Is Stopping Us From Seeing the Truth - CoinDesk
Yorke Rhodes III, a CoinDesk columnist, co-founded Blockchain at Microsoft and is principal program manager, Azure…
Breaking down this statement there are two problems evident:
- #1: Human brains can no longer process info faster than it is produced
- #2: Due to #1, human brains can no longer parse out fact from fiction
While there are some interesting projects working on verifying truth and spotting fake news, I want to focus on the first problem.
What if there actually is a way for us to consume more information?
Reading articles on the internet is one of the primary method of staying up-to-date with the news. Yet, of the 7.8 billion internet users, less than 1% are aware of the greatest tool invented to read faster, Readsy/Spritz:
Readsy is an easy way to read large amounts of text in a rapidly comprehensible way using Spritz.
Readsy, powered by Spritz, is a scientifically proven way to read faster. As you are reading this, your eyes have to move left to right taking in each word sequentially (eye tracking). For each word, the eye has an optimal recognition point (ORP), which must be located before meaning can be processed.