Don’t bang your head against a (pay)wall.

  • Are you smarter than… an American: How fast does the average executive read? (answer below)
  • Here’s a piece of info: Veterans Day falls on the anniversary of the end of World War I — but when was the last time 11–11 fell on a Thursday? (answer below)
  • The outlook is bleak, or is it?: What simple phone setting do experts recommend you change to cut down on doomscrolling? (answer below)
“Vaccine hesitancy has been a growing challenge for more than a decade. Concerns about vaccine safety and adverse events are the most commonly cited reasons.” How cognitive biases and adverse events influence vaccine decisions (maybe even your own) / The Conversation / Source: AP Photo / Rogelio V. Soli
  • The average “high-level executive” reads at 575 words per minute according to a speed-reading test sponsored by Staples. The average adult reads at 300 words per minute. (Forbes)
  • The last time Veterans Day fell on a Thursday was 2010. Eleven years ago…and today’s date is 11–11? That can’t be a coincidence.
  • Experts have found that switching your phone from full color to grayscale can lead to less doomscrolling. (Wall Street Journal)

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Founder/CEO of Turbine Labs. I write about information access, overload, and bias, as well as our AI-powered software. (turbinelabs.com / @turbinelabs)

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Founder/CEO of Turbine Labs. I write about information access, overload, and bias, as well as our AI-powered software. (turbinelabs.com / @turbinelabs)

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