May 15, 2009
Posted: 06:21 PM ET
Thanks to those of you who offered remedies to my RSS stress, which I wrote about in a recent post.
I think I've come to a solution that works for me. I pull up some sites I really love with tabs, just so I can see them and take in the feel of the site. Then I get a hearty dose of my online stories through an RSS reader. I took your advice and pared down some of the feeds (turns out, I had dozens too many). And - just to make it feel like less of a chore - I click "mark all as read" more frequently, so I don't have to feel guilty about not getting to some stuff.
Here are a few of the comments I found useful.
John D. says RSS reader and Twitter overload are symptoms of our over-busy society:
Justin B. says people need to decide what they really do and don't want to read
Nick M. says the speed of the RSS reader is important:
And, on the subject of Twitter replacing the RSS reader, Sean has this quip:
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