Dylan’s Desk: Somehow, we’re all stumbling along without Google Reader

My latest column for VentureBeat started off as an attempt to describe how I’ve replaced Google Reader, with a custom-rigged PHP-based RSS news river of my own, supplemented by some IFTTT recipes and a minimalist RSS reader called Skimr. But it turned into a meditation on impermanence and change. Here’s an excerpt: With the passing […]

Dylan’s Desk: Somehow, we’re all stumbling along without Google Reader

Changing the world

I went to Austin, and I came back with an excellent orange beanie. I also spent a lot of time talking to interesting people and — when I wasn’t busy producing content for VentureBeat — drinking a bit too much. (And I made a brief appearance on NPR, which made my mom really proud.) I’m […]

Changing the world