There are hundreds, probably thousands, of powerful social networking platforms out there, with new ones launching every week. Send 140-character messages with Twitter. Save links with del.icio.us. Promote content with Digg. Share music with Last.fm. It’s endless. Lifestreaming — recording your daily activities through text, links, photos, music and video — is quickly becoming the [Keep Reading…]
Feed Reader: Inbox Zero
Oh happy day! As I’ve said before, I find it nearly impossible to keep up with the steady stream of information that gets pushed at me all sorts of ways. In the case of my RSS feeds, I’ve opted in, chosen to receive this deluge of content, and yet it still feels like a job [Keep Reading…]
Huge thanks goes out to tech heavyweight Guy Kawasaki for putting this little blog on his new directory of design sites at design.alltop.com. Alltop is a collection of RSS feeds grouped by category and displayed all on one page — perfect for people who don’t have a feed reader or who are looking for something new to read. The last five posts are displayed from each blog/news source.
You can read more about Alltop here, here and here.
While you’re at it, check out Guy’s other latest venture, Truemors, a news site for “true rumors.”
Bloglines vs. Google Reader: A Usability Evaluation
Howard Rheingold recently asked his Twitter followers if he should switch from Bloglines to Google Reader — both web-based RSS readers. Joshua Porter responded that he should. I piped in to say that I’ve been using the new Bloglines Beta and I love it. They both asked about the benefits of Bloglines over Google Reader, [Keep Reading…]