…to simplify how you create and consume content on the web. These bookmarklets sit in my browser’s bookmarks bar; in fact, they’re the reason I display the bar in the first place.
- tumblr — the best ‘blogging’ platform out there when it comes to sharing and the quick and simple creation of content
- pinboard — bookmarking the way it should be (simple, effortless)
- instapaper — read things later (on your iPhone or by subscribing to your own feed); remove the cruft around The Content
- readability — removes everything but the content, and gives you nice typography and formatting to make reading that much easier
- printliminator — trim sections off webpages that you don’t want printed
- quietube — shows only the videos from Youtube, nothing else; Greasemonkey script also available to automate
small significant things in everyday life by giovanni, webdesigner and almost anthropologist
on the alps in paris on the alps in versailles (changed home often, lately).
Love mountains? See you on my mountain and climbing blog stile alpino
“All I want is to go to a website, enjoy it for the time I’ve decided to spend there, and then move on with my life,” he continued. “Is that so much to ask?”
“Instagram è un’azienda fondata in California 551 giorni fa, nell’ottobre del 2010. Ha tredici dipendenti e zero ricavi. Il suo unico prodotto è un’app gratuita per scattare foto da condividere online. Facebook l’ha comprata per un miliardo di dollari. Un miliardo di dollari è più o meno il pil di paesi come il Burundi, Capo Verde o Haiti. Oppure è di poco superiore al valore del New York Times, un giornale che è stato fondato 116 anni fa e ha più di settemila dipendenti.”
— Giovanni De Mauro in Internazionale.it
“The goal of the Web is to serve humanity. We build it now so that those who come to it later will be able to create things that we cannot ourselves imagine.”
(in his article “Long Live the Web”, on the 20th annversary of the www)
Lengthy, detailed emails eat away at time. Email is a time-pig, and we don’t really need a lot to do with it.
You can convey a message in a few, short sentences, as opposed to a few incredibly needless paragraphs.”
— Make it Manageable on emails
Too optimistic maybe, yet I can say I’d like to agree.