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FreshRSS

It took longer than I expected, but I have a self-hosted installation of FreshRSS which I can access via Reeder on macOS, iPad, iOS and the web. This install has been on my to-do for a while. If FreshRSS performs well on my server, I may cancel my Feedbin subscription.…

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Sunday Reading List

The Sunday Reading List was something I wanted to be a regular feature. I wanted to list the articles (long reads) that I had discovered and completed reading during the week; articles that had an impact on me and that I felt may be beneficial for others to read. On the various reactions of people who encounter names with which they are unfamiliar. One is the nicknamers—people who come across a name like Rajendrani and announce, “We’ll just call you…

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My (planned) RSS Setup

Sourland Mountain, Scott Kelby Photo Walk

I don't know Chris Gonzales or David Sparks but I since Chris copied David I'm going to copy them both. The RSS Service -- Feed Wrangler I hadn't picked an RSS service until after reading Chris and David's article. Like Chris, Reeder is my favourite RSS reader. The iPhone version was updated earlier this week to support Feedly and Feed Wrangler. I had already been using Reeder with Feedbin and then Fever. Feedbin initially had some performance issues but the…

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Feed Me!

Empty RSS Feed Reader

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 Feedly, a free service. The service has been mostly reliable and performs well. The iOS app ( I mainly read on my iPad ) is…

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Google Reader is gone. Now what?

Goodbye Google Reader by Dave Winer 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.…

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