The article kicks off with details of eye tracking studies which highlight online behaviours well-known now among folk who write for the web. It then takes a different angle, talking about 'slow reading' and referencing authors and academics who are railing against this trend in reading behaviour.
The author opens with:
If you're reading this article in print, chances are you'll only get through half of what I've written. And if you're reading this online, you might not even finish a fifth... So are we getting stupider? Is that what this is about? Sort of.The art of slow reading - article by Patrick Kingsley for The Guardian