LJProxy: From friend-locked LiveJournal posts to Google Reader

I have been on Live­Jour­nal since 2001.  I have had a Per­ma­nent Account since 2005.  Many of my friends have used it for sim­i­lar amounts of time.  In the past few years, I have migrated my post­ing and read­ing off of Live­Jour­nal.  I do most of my blog read­ing through Google Reader, but still have … Continue reading LJProxy: From friend-locked LiveJournal posts to Google Reader

Goodbye, my LiveJournal friends, for-EVAR!

Yes, this post’s title invokes and evokes rule 1 of the Blogdonts that substitute posted years ago: 1. [Do not] announce your departure or hiatus to the world. “Goodbye my Internet Friends Forever” is always a mistake. If you want to leave or go on a break, just do so. When you announce it, people … Continue reading Goodbye, my LiveJournal friends, for-EVAR!

My RSS subscriptions

I got into a lunchtime discussion of RSS today. Apparently, one of my coworkers (hi, Helen!) had never really heard of RSS before. As we explained the concept to her, we started to share some of our favorite news sites, blogs, and other things with RSS feeds. I decided this might be of interest to … Continue reading My RSS subscriptions

Digg Top Stories -> RSS

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/07/A few months ago, Digg released a new version of their site. The release added a bunch of new stuff, but … Continue reading Digg Top Stories -> RSS

Am I going to have to write my own news reader?

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2004/05/I have been using PulpFiction to read RSS feeds ever since it came out. It has some really nice features. It … Continue reading Am I going to have to write my own news reader?