RSS Spring Cleaning

[caption id="attachment_13598" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] By: Yannick Bammert - CC BY 2.0[/caption] Recently I found myself hitting the "mark all read" option in Reeder (iOS) and ReadKit (OS X). When staring at an unread item count of several hundred it's easier to do that then trying to catch up. I started to realize that I had…

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Empty RSS Feed Reader

Feed Me!

In just a few days, Google Reader will shut down permanently. Google's decision has left many geeks in a quandary. Smaller but well-known providers1 in the space are scrambling to "coral" as many people as possible. In trying to navigate the field of services, I've had to decide not to decide. Right now, I"m using…

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Google Reader is gone. Now what?

Goodbye Google Reader by Dave Winer (Scripting News)

July 1 isn't that far away, but there's time to get it together. Next time, please pay a fair price for the services you depend on. Those have a better chance of surviving the bubbles.

Sigh! I think Dave is right. Many geeks, including myself, are paying the price for our dependence ( addiction? ) to "FREE". Google had decided that Google Reader is a service they no longer want to sink money into. Google is an advertising-driven company and Google Reader had no ads. It made sense for them…

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