From: Russell Wallace (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Nov 05 2005 - 01:44:44 MST
On 11/4/05, Pope Salmon the Lesser Mungojelly <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I'm not sure I agree with the premises of this conversation, though. Why
> would we need to put more I/O on the human brain at this point? That
> doesn't seem like the bottleneck to me. Humans have hardly anything else
> except I/O. Declarative memory, that's a bottleneck.
Hands up everyone here who's bothered learning to speed-read. I'm going to
guess one, maybe two hands will be raised. How many still use it on a
regular basis? One of the two hands, I suspect, goes down.
We have lots of I/O bandwidth already (as long as you're not suffering from
carpal tunnel syndrome - if you are, or have done, ask for a soft touch
keyboard or whatever is the right phrase to use; if anyone knows what is,
please let me know).
The bottleneck is using it.
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