I have now opened about 70 tabs on my computer, give a few. I treat Chrome tabs as temporary bookmarks. For example, some of my open tabs are for stories that I want to read later, and a few others are for SF Beer Week events that I'm currently planning. It is not the most efficient way to work, but it is the way I have chosen. Unfortunately, it is also a way that sucks a lot of power.
Manage many browser tabs with this Chrome extension
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My tab-style has become a problem on my MacBook more than once, simply because leaving all those tabs, especially using Google Chrome, swallows a lot of computer memory.
One tab is a Chrome extension that lets you essentially keep all those tabs open without actually keeping all those tabs open.
When you use it, it converts all your open tabs to a list. When you need to reach them again, you can then restore the individual tab you need or all the tabs at once. The creators of the extension say that their use can save up to 95% of the memory of your computer. That depends, of course, on the number of tabs that you now leave open regularly, but regardless of the amount of memory that is saved.
That list of tabs can also be converted to a web page if you want it so you can share it with friends. This means that the approximately ten beer events that I now have open can be sent to friends by simply creating a webpage with links if I want to. Or I can just send that research to myself and permanently close all those tabs.
Although the shareable function is cool, the real bonus is the memory saving. If you leave out as many as I open regularly, this may mean the difference between having a functional computer and watching the rotating wheel of death on the regular.