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Come Join my Facebook Group

5 August, 2018 // 1 Comment

I've mentioned this in various places on social media, but I don't think I've announced on the blog that I officially launched my Facebook group last month. It's called The Help Desk, and it's a [Read More ...]

No One Wants to Own Instapaper

17 July, 2018 // 9 Comments

Originally launched by Marco Arment as an iPhone app, the save for later service Instapaper was sold to Betaworks in 2013, who then sold it to Pinterest in 2016. Now Instapaper is being spun out as [Read More ...]

Do You Still RSS?

11 July, 2018 // 67 Comments

The fifth anniversary of the passing of Google Reader went largely unremarked in most circles, but there was some coverage on Techdirt and other sites (Wired even called for a revival of RSS). RSS [Read More ...]

I’m Leaving Twitter

12 April, 2018 // 29 Comments

The problem with Twitter is that the folks who run the show don't understand their userbase or their product. We can see this in how Twitter's more useful features such as hashtags and quote retweets [Read More ...]
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