Making the Case for Pacing
Achieving both productivity and patience
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“Stay on the path. Fall off the path. Get back on the path. It’s as simple and as hard as that.”
Brad Stulberg, The Practice of Groundedness
There are many ways to cut into a discussion about efficiency. We will start with two stories that have caught our attention recently.
Story one: Salesforce is seeking a patent to create efficiency in the area of reading. The patent allows users (i.e., readers) to apply filters to digital texts. The first filter allows them to select a reading time. The program then highlights key portions of the document to help readers digest texts within a desired timeframe. The second filter allows readers to ask questions of the text — questions that an AI system generates for them — and then skip to the sections of the text that provide the answers. Salesforce wants readers to go faster by going faster.
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