Regular readers of this phlog will
know that I regularly flail about
looking for ways to limit the impact
of the internet on my life. The 1979
experiment was probably the most
extreme example of that effort. I'll
be going back to 1979 for a few months
n the fall. It's a good thing to do.
my internet activity to productive
tasks and positive interactions. And
cultures, and our analysis of the
know that. You're thoughtful people.
on the web. Fortunately, uBlock Origin
Here are a few examples of lines to
add to your personal filter list to
make your life better.
Wait, what? The Hacker News?
Lobste.rs? Trust me. You'll notice
that the comments are missing at
first, but after a while, you'll
almost forget that they were ever
there. You'll also notice a pleasant
With the filters on, you spend much
more time actually paying attention to
the content and much less time sifting