Brian Armstrong @brian_armstrong Co-founder & CEO at @Coinbase Co-founder @GiveCrypto Building an open financial system for the world. Join us: coinbase.com/careers Apr. 07, 2019 1 min read

One good way to “read” books faster: look up the title on YouTube and try to find a talk by the author. You can usually find a great talk where they summarize the most important points of the book in their own words. Watch it at 2x speed. HT @cdixon

Two examples I just went through, both good books I had read partially the old fashioned way.

Master Switch
 https://youtu.be/ij76dh_340w 
Creative Selection
 https://youtu.be/kl2Flp4oK-g 

Basically a high-quality summary from the author themselves, for free. This helps solve one of the challenges with books today which is that they are generally too long in my opinion. The main points can be condensed down to under an hour. Who knew, already available on YouTube!


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