The Gist

Take Flight

Susan Rov
March 27, 2023
min read
Too Many Tabs in the Style of Piet Mondrian
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🤖 The gist

My laptop used to freeze all the time.

I always had 156 tabs open.

The spinning wheel of death appeared every time I tried to work.

Determined to fix it, I hatched a clever plan. I installed an extension that suspended all unused tabs.

They tucked their heads under their wings for a peaceful slumber and only woke up when reloaded. I was able to work on countless things at once with no disruptions.

Everything was going well until I took my laptop on a plane. All my tabs remained asleep, unwilling to resume their duties without the internet.

So instead of being slowed down, I couldn’t work at all. 🤦🏽‍♀️

Next time, I’ll remember to disable the extension before venturing to destinations without WiFi.

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