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Why Read Later fails

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And how to read more of whatโ€™s really worth your attention

We live in an era of push but we lack ways to deal with it effectively. Every day more links are pushed into our faces than we have time to check out. Read Later is not the right metaphor since itโ€™s only time-shifting the problem. Itโ€™s deferral. Deferral fails in the information age because thereโ€™s always more information to read laterโ€Šโ€”โ€Šour reading lists pile up and read later becomes read never.

Our smart reading list will help you read more. Links you donโ€™t read within two weeks move to your Someday list, sorted by relevance. Your reading list is always small and manageable, and if you ever find time to catch up, youโ€™ll find the most relevant links on your Someday list.

This flow works great for us and weโ€™ve significantly increased the quantity and quality of what we read on the web. Please tell us how this works for youโ€Šโ€”โ€Šby email ( or on Twitter @refindcom. Thanks!


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