Tag Archives: RSS

I defy the world and go back to RSS

It may be perverse, but in this age of Facebook (now 2 billion strong) I’ve decided to rededicate myself to RSS reading.  That’s right: old school, Web 2.0 style. Why? A big reason is that Facebook’s front page is so, … Continue reading

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Getting better news: my daily routine

Some of you know I make a habit of criticizing American tv news, because it’s generally awful.  After one such mocking a Twitter friend asked, “what do you favor for news?”  I decided to answer, because ultimately it’s a good … Continue reading

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Going beyond Google Reader, RIP

Google just announced that they are going to shut down Google Reader, a very powerful and (until now) reliable RSS reader. This is very bad news for my work.  I’m a researcher, and spend a lot of time in GR … Continue reading

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