Schlagwort-Archiv: Minimalismus

One whole MB of fun to read.

There is only one honest measure of web performance: the time from when you click a link to when you've finished skipping the last ad.

Everything else is bullshit.

Maciej Cegłowski: The Website Obesity Crisis

Stopping to continue.

Weil wir das Aufhören nicht können und nicht wollen, weil niemand Aufhörer wählt, sondern Macher, müssen wir weitermachen. Und dieses »weiter so« wird uns nach Corona in eine Normalität verfrachten, die soweit es nur irgendwie geht, der ähneln wird, die wir vor Corona kannten.

Luisa Neubauer in taz FUTURZWEI: The Long Goodbye


New hobby: deleting old tweets.


Schenken macht glücklich.

Habeo ergo sum.

Human identity is no longer defined by what one does, but by what one owns. But we've discovered that owning things and consuming things does not satisfy our longing for meaning.

Jimmy Carter: The Crisis of Confidence (1979-07-15)


Now I agree with most of the premises of the minimalists — that technology scrambles our brains and attention, that the decrease of long-form reading, writing and thinking is a real loss and that indeed to get stuff done we need to unplug sometimes — and even some of their techniques. My gripe is with the way they sell it as a way of life. It’s much more valuable as a periodic phase of life.

Vivek Haldar: Minimalism is not a viable intellectual strategy


It seems NSB has thought about everything one might ever want to need in life.

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