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Book's Don't Work


  • books don’t work because transmutation doesn’t work, can’t go from text to knowledge
  • require reader to think about text, write essays and expand
  • if the goal is learning, is there a better medium in which to instill it?
  • eg. mathematical proofs, snapchat stories, mediums in which to represent different things
  • short flashes of info followers by review and spaced repetitio


Why books don’t work | Andy Matuschak