In the past month, I've been travelling around with my girlfriend, enjoying our time together as a summer-break in our long-distance relationship.
Reading text on screens is not easy. Interfaces are bloated with unnecessary information, everything tries to suck in our attention. This is especially true for reading long-form texts, like books and even longer essays.
The design and the type of this site has changed many times over the 2 years of its existence, but the technologies on which is built on, remained nearly the same. Until now. With some features I was unsatisfied, some I missed and others have been removed. What ― Why?
Nowadays, social networks seem to rule the internet — from big players, who wish to own the entire world, to smaller ones, who want nothing more than to give a slightly different experience for their users. “Shadow” social networks are everywhere, forming a web of dependency loops.
At the beginning of the year I've set out to stop chasing my productive habbits, mostly out of the frustration of unhealthy eating and a growing reading list. "A year of inputs, instead of outputs", I've said. It hit me as a surprise that, even though I was able to focus on these habbits, February and March were highly productive periods. It was a natural state: I had things to say ― or to make.