Tuesday, July 20, 2010

RSS

I am familiar with alerts and feeds and readers - Google reader is my choice, and my Bloglines account is still in use. I have not used Yahoo in so long and had forgotten that I had set up some Yahoo alerts ages ago. I set up a new alert just for fun, and up popped my Yahoo alerts page with all my previous subscriptions. This included comics such as Calvin and Hobbes, Garfield, Foxtrot and Doonesbury. I have work to do and resist the urge to be sidetracked!

I think that Feed43, FeedBeater, Feed Rinse and Feed Sifter are all excellent and potentially very useful sites. I loved the name RSSPECT and the fact that 'AnySite' is not merely for following any webpage, but also an mp3 file or PDF documents.


The interior of the "Marble Cube," Yale University's Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscripts Library.
Wikimedia Commons.

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