Is the length of a book an indication of profundity?
Are books mind-altering substances?
Which kinds of writing work better in print and which work better on the web?
How do you reconcile technophilia with bibliophilia?
Can slow reading flow from slow writing?
Should we persist in trying to make the web more print-like?
How should we read newspapers and magazines?
Is it possible to read too much?
Do slow readers make better citizens?
Is speed-reading on the web changing the way we think?
Does information overload matter?
How can readers get beyond being passive consumers of information or tourists of the reading experience?
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Dave Bonta (bio) crowd-sources his problems by following his gut, which he shares with 100 trillion of his closest microbial friends — a close-knit, symbiotic community comprising several thousand species of bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. In a similarly collaborative fashion, all of Dave’s writing is available for reuse and creative remix under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. For attribution in printed material, his name (Dave Bonta) will suffice, but for web use, please link back to the original. Contact him for permission to waive the “share alike” provision (e.g. for use in a conventionally copyrighted work).