Syndication and Aggregation

The art, science, and opinion about generating syndicated feeds and then accessing aggregated content

River of News aggregators

Dave Winer mentions a River of News aggregator in this post about some Yahoo hooptedoodle that happened last night. More on River of News here. Lisa Williams recently blogged (can’t find post) about finding out why some people think “I’m overwhelmed with the number of feeds” yeah, I am just starting to use an aggregator, […]

Bruised Ego-surfing

I hearby coin a new phrase in the blogosphere echo-chamber wonderful world of weblogs. Bruised Ego-Surfing: What happens when one tries to find out if there are any new links to one’s website when one goes to Technorati, but after searching for one’s own site, receiving the following message: ERROR: The requested URL could not […]

blo.gs was down, it’s back up, and there’s a Y!

It’s been down all day. Until now. Now it’s got that Y! mini icon. So it looks as tho Yahoo is the one that bought blo.gs. UPDATE: Jim Winstead, former blo.gs owner, discusses the sale.

How do I create a password-protected RSS feed?

I’d like to be able to create private, password-protected RSS feeds for a private weblog. This page with test feeds would probably tell me what I need to know if I were smart enough to understand what’s going on. But I think I need input from someone who’s geekier than I. (For the ones that […]

Tweaking my feed

post-Bloggercon, I’m trying to use an aggregator a bit more. In Bloglines, I see that the feed is a partial snippet of contents, not the whole thing. Scoble says “whole feed or else!” so I think I’m gonna figure out how to change it. Or at least experiment with how a full text feed would […]