SpreedNews is the fast way get updated on the world spinning around you. SpreedNews is a news aggregator with a twist: You read your news super fast. You don’t need Evelyn Wood when you have SpreedNews.
You pick the news you want SpreedNews to present to you:
Clicking on a an article title starts SpreedNews’ presentation of the text of the story:
SpreedNews starts you off at 300 words per minute.
I found that too slow and quickly moved up to 500 words per minute.
It’s amazing how fast you can really read when pressed. SpreedNews give you a dynamic readout of how much time you’re reading the news via their service instead of reading at your own pace.
You can read SpreedNews via their website or you can use their specialized version for iPhone:
On the iPhone, you can navigate the SpreedNews site to find exactly what interests you:
I find SpreedNews to be delightful. I save time while learning more — and when it comes down to the re-compression of time over space — SpreedNews doesn’t require me to make a Hobson’s choice between perception and understanding.