— Rmont

3/27 Reading

In Nicholas Carr’s article “Is Google Making us Stupid?”, he  states that his ability to read has transformed as such: ”Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski.” This made me question how the Web has effected my will to read an entire article, as opposed to just reading the headlines. Fortunately, I’ve been using my Google RSS feed since January 19th, and have compiled a fair amount of statistics regarding my trends:

all charts represent the last 30 days

Subscription # Read % Read
Subscription # Clicked

Although most of my attention is dedicated to a sports blog, I still feel like I get a fair amount of reading accomplished, rather than skimming or just observing headlines. Does anyone have any suggestions of something new to subscribe to that jogs the mind more than Deadspin.com?

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