1. We are a community of readers. Join us!

    Readup is a social reading platform. No ads. No distractions. No liking or upvotes. We help you pay attention to what matters: reading.

    WIRED | Cal Newport | 4/23/20 | 7 min
    5 reads2 comments
    5 reads
    You must read the article before you can post or reply.
    • thorgalle
      1 month ago

      He’s basically arguing for an expert-only Medium for Reputable Institutions. Doesn’t sound like a bad idea. But then how did he see discussion on that Medium? Also expert-only?

      while the platforms would continue to work their algorithmic magic to amplify the more impactful content. The big change, however, is that this short-form content can now be pointing back to their longer, more stable elaborations.

      With the extant problem of short attention spans and not bothering to read behind the headlines. I wonder if Cal is aware of Readup?

    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      9 months ago

      When confined to Twitter, pandemic experts mainly express themselves through 15- or 20-tweet long threads. Not only is this format cumbersome to consume, it also can’t easily be updated.