Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working on another new project. I think it’s finally time to tell people about it and what better place to start then here? So here’s the site:
The idea is that it’s a more social web feed (RSS) reader. First, it’s got a great interface for reading feeds over the Internet — it has key commands (see the faq) that let you easily breeze through stories while keeping track of what you’ve read and haven’t read. Then there’s a simple URL you can go to any time, anywhere (I visit it from my phone) to see stories you haven’t read yet.
Second, just like on reddit, you can vote on items you like a lot. This will go towards creating a list of the most popular items but it will also train a recommendations system to try to find other items and other feeds that you’ll probably like as well.
The problem is that building this stuff up requires users. So I hope you’ll try it out. It’s got one-click import from Bloglines and imports OPML files from any other feed reader, so there’s no harm in trying it out.
Let me know what you think.
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May 24, 2006