A bad week for RSS

RSSI reckon it’s been a bad week for the open web. Google have announced they’re shit canning not just Google Reader but also CalDAV and Twitter ran one of their API Version 1.0 blackouts. Both offer alternatives; I am unsure that they are as open as their predecessors. Twitter certainly are withdrawing support for RSS, and Google have over the last 18 months been rebuilding their technology as a secret garden. …

The RSS Revolution

One of the reasons I started blogging was to participate in the RSS revolution. At least one of my feed providers has pointed at Yahoo as a server based RSS delivery/agregation solution, and I had to return to My Yahoo last week and discovered that they’ve upgraded the services available via this Yahoo feature. The picture immediately below, shows my new My Yahoo! news page. …

Tag or Menu

Steve Hahn who writes at predictable suggested that getting del.icio.us as an RSS stream and thus viewing not only other’s bookmarks but also the order they’re reviewed adds a new dimension to the bookmark list. Today, if you view my del.icio.us bookmarks, you can see that I’ve been looking at holiday and personal finance sites.¬† The rest of this article, looks at reverse date order and clouds vs.lists. It represents my early experiments with social bookmarking and RSS. …