Do you like RSS but wish it had more of a retro flare? If you’ve ever dreamed of reading a RSS feed from a text console, Newsboat might be for you.
Ethan Banks makes some great points here to keep you sane while trying to keep up on feeds. It’s not always easy. But if you can dispense with the idea that you have to “catch up”, it helps. The biggest thing I would emphasize is his point to read an article in the moment, don’t wait. I would expand on this, don’t be afraid to get into a dense article. A lot of times this can be off-putting, as the time required naturally means you can’t read as many articles. But these are often the most valuable sources. I’d rather dig into a 12,000 word piece on the history of software defined networking than hit two dozen listicles or press releases.
Josh Centers of TidBITS: Apple News for the Rest of Us writes about the end of Google Reader: With Google Reader shutting down on 1 July 2013, Josh Centers takes a look at the alternatives that have sprung up to replace it. We report on the best of the lot, and which third-party RSS clients […]
Gabe Chapman from Thankfully the RAID is Gone comments on the impending demise of Google Reader: T-Minus 14 days till the immanent demise of Google Reader, a product I’ve used for a number of years on a daily basis for simple consumption of media. Sad Fact: I have google reader open all day and […]
Ever since Microsoft and Intel declared that the combination of Windows and Nehalem could deliver over a million iSCSI IOPS, I’ve been curious about just how they did it. What black magic could push that many I/Os over a single Ethernet connection? And what was on the other end? Now Intel has revealed all in a whitepaper, and the results are surprising!