I’m not a technology evangelist of any sort. I use things that work well and let me do the things that I like to do. I’m really a terrible fanboy.
But if you do any sort of research or writing, then this extension should persuade you of the virtues of Firefox. Zotero lets you create your bibliography as you go, saves snapshots of web articles you’ve read, archives what you’ve found in online databases and gives you room to add notes on specific articles or books as you go along.
I have one book half-researched and another half-conceived. Since I practically live at my computer, this sort of tool will make my completion of either of these projects more likely. Tech is supposed to reduce the busy work, right? And Zotero does just that.