Re[2]: Speed-reading (

Guru George (
Thu, 2 Jan 1997 19:23:30 GMT

Eliezer Yudowsky wrote:-

> Yes, the version I'm working on already has that feature (variable #
> words). You can also switch between milliseconds/letter and
> milliseconds/word. As far as I can tell, trying to read without moving
> your eyes just causes eyestrain, but the general idea is great for
> speedreading - so now I'm working on a Web speedreading page. My plan
> is to display text with a moving blue word.

You might want to think about brown lettering on tan background.
Garrett Hardin, in his book "Stalking the Wild Taboo" states somewhere
that an experiment was done in the fifties showing that this colour
combination makes for most readability.