Matt Lyon asks, “What’s the cure for tab-itis“? I’ll share the answer with everyone.
Long term, develop a severe aversion to too many tabs. Short term, burn it to the ground. If you really need it, you’ll find it again.
This solution works for many things: apps in your menubar, apps in your Dock, tabs in your (Twitter, email, newsreader, etc.) folders on your Desktop, etc; anything that gets cluttered when you indulge your NADD(nerd attention deficit disorder).
Letting go of your short term stress that “OMG there might be something awesome in there” is a poor trade for long-term relaxation. Awesome will find you.
2 thoughts on “Close tabs and remove icons relentlessly”
Number of delicious bookmarks I create daily: 5-10
Number of times a day I visit a previously bookmarked page: less than 1
Maybe that’s a form of tab-itis, too?
‘Sho ’nuff. That’s why I’ve stopped using Delicious and started using “EagleFilter”:http://c-command.com/eaglefiler/ to keep track of useful stuff online.
The bar for what I end up saving is also a lot higher these days. I also try to limit the number of tags, as _too_ long of a tail isn’t particularly useful.
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