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Read for speed – faster than listening. Bandwidth of eye hugely faster than hearing. Impact on technology, phones, devices, screen size and communication. Part of presentation for Nokia by Conference keynote speaker Patrick Dixon Why reading is faster than listening. Bandwidth capacity of human eyes, ears and brain. Data flow and communication, speech recognition by human beings slower than scanning text by human eye. Why newspapers, magazines, books and other printed media are faster to read than text on computer screen and faster than voice calls / telephone. Impact on technology, innovation, design of devices, computers, displays. Ultra high resolution and digital paper limitations. Speed of reading e-mail compared to printed documents. Workplace efficiency and how to increase productivity. Video by Futurist conference keynote speaker Patrick Dixon.