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RSS Feed Culling

Reeder, RSS
The Case for RSS by David Sparks (MacSparky)
If you are thinking about using RSS, I have a little advice. Be wary feed inflation. RSS is so easy to implement that it's a slippery slope between having RSS feeds for just a few websites and instead of having RSS feeds for hundreds of websites. If you’re not careful, every time you open your RSS reader, there will be 1,000 unread articles waiting for you, which completely defeats the purpose of using RSS. The trick to using RSS is to be brutal with your subscriptions. I think the key is looking for websites with high signal and low noise. Sites that publish one or two articles a day (or even one to two articles a week) but make them good articles are much more valuable and RSS feed than sites that published 30 articles a day.
It's been a few years since the last time I reviewed and culled my RSS subscriptions.

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…

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 Engine -- 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…