Here's an easy tech tip that should help everyone read content on the Internet more efficiently.
It's a pet peeve of mine to open an article on a website only to be bombarded with all the requisite distractions, including:
All of these distractions mean that the content you're really interested in reading is squished into a column no wider than 3 inches that you end up scrolling down 3 or 4 pages to read. How is that efficient?
Isn't there an easier way to read Internet content?
Thankfully, the folks at arc90 have responded to the call and released a bookmarklet app called Readability.
So between the two identical articles from the Wall Street Journal shown below, which do you find easier to read?
The first one:
Or the second one:
Just as I thought. Now go get Readability.