All the things about RSS that make me say “sheesh!”

Brent Simmons, of NetNewsWire fame1 (among other things), in “After Twitter” on his personal blog, inessential:

A New Hope

With the fall of the Twitter consensus I am energized. I remember what it was like in the 2000s; I remember the liveliness and sparkle of those days on the web.

I don’t suggest dialing the clock back to old tech, but I hope we use the good parts from those days to help us build new and amazing things. There is so much to do, and so many grand problems to solve.

The web is wide open again, for the first time in what feels like forever.


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I can’t remember the last time I read a book from front to back, but I am a voracious reader. The thing is, I prefer to read “the internet” instead of books.

This post explores how RSS has impacted my internet journey, how RSS is making a comeback, and some of my favorite RSS follows of all time.

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