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Personal Technical Reading If your intention is to learn ceaselessly without direction or goal then I will make the assumption that you are reading for personal interest. With speed-reading you will sacrifice depth of the knowledge in your haste, but maybe this is what you are going for. My personal opinion is to never do this: if it's worth reading about, ...


imho, the best way is to start using new information right away - perhaps, by doing your own pet project


Most technical books have filler. Read the filler as fast as you can, and don't worry about whether or not you are comprehending it. If there is anything interesting, mark it quickly and move on. You can get through a page of fluff in a second this way. You can still read the non-filler fairly quickly. When you come across a fact you don't know, mark it and ...

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