RSS & Aggregators

RSS (really simple syndication) is a means of keeping track of the web logs that you read. It’s a push technology so you don’t have to keep checking for news, it comes to you. I use bloglines, a web-based aggregator, and my blog subscription is publicly accessible. There are many other services available, free and for a fee, some which use client software on your computer.

If you’re interested in the use and future of RSS, go to Stephen Downes’ discussion: "So, RSS could succeed. It will probably succeed. But it is important to keep our focus on what it does well: it allows an individual to scan, filter, and pass forward. That’s all it ever has to do. The network will do the rest."

2 Responses to “RSS & Aggregators”

  1. Anonymous

    Bloglines.TrackBack from bales.ca:

    A client pointed out Bloglines, and I tried it for myself. Bloglines is an online RSS feed aggregator – you subscribe to news feeds and all the news goes to one place. It has a nic

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