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Why Books Don’t Work

Andy Matuschak | Square Signals | 11th May 2019

Books are “surprisingly bad at conveying knowledge”. Read a non-fiction book, and within a few days or weeks you will have forgotten all but a few key points. Our basic error is to think that complex knowledge can be relayed efficiently just by means of words on a page. No. To take in in…

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