If your news reading has suffered since the shuttering of Google Reader and none of the alternatives are a good fit, you may want to try using Twitter. Here’s a guide to creating lists in Twitter and using them as your news feeds.
Tired of feeling NSA eyes on the back of your head? An open social media network called Trsst encrypts your posts and messages beyond control, and readers don’t even need to sign up for an account, because distribution is built on RSS. We’re sold.
Reddit and RSS cofounder Aaron Swartz died Jan. 11 in his Brooklyn apartment at the age of 26, an apparent suicide. In this unpublished email exchange from 2009, Swartz told me about his early life, his hope for the web and politics, and the value of rugged curiosity.
Ronaldo Lemos, Project Lead, Creative Commons Brazil