Watch the video for a quick introduction to feeds and aggregators.
Then head over to Feedly.com, create an account and add some of your favorite news sources.
Here's a PDF of some tips for using Feedly, lightly adapted from the official Feedly blog:
Top Feedly Competitors
If you don't like Feedly, try one of these:
- InoReader • inoreader.com
- NewsBlur • newsblur.com
- The Old Reader • theoldreader.com
- Feedspot • feedspot.com
- Flipboard • flipboard.com
- Reeder • reederapp.com
- RSSOwl • rssowl.org
- Digg Reader • digg.com
- Tiny Tiny RSS • tt-rss.org
- Pulse • pulse.me
(ranked by AlternativeTo.net)
CAT sponsored a similar workshop ten years ago, in 2004. Check out those materials if you're curious.
This presentation was inspired by a recommendation from Sue Frantz. Here's an article from Sue on Feedly: Keeping Up with New Information: The Magic of RSS.
Most of the images used in the presentation are licensed under Creative Commons. Many thanks to the generous photographers and graphic designers who have allowed me to use their work.
- Tim Bray / CC BY-SA 3.0
- David Winer by Joi Ito / CC BY 2.0
- Rss-feed.svg / Public Domain
- series of tubes / CC BY 2.0
- Marco Arment / CC BY-SA 1.0
- Feedly Logo / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
All other images by Bart Everson.
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