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Google has launched a couple of new features for Google Reader, including the ability to share items with friends even when they aren't in an RSS feed -- through a bookmarklet like the ones that Facebook and about a gazillion other sites have -- as well as the ability to add "notes" to the items…

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Since I'm full of the milk of human kindness after a wonderful Christmas, I've been trying to remain calm in the face of all the Google Reader hysteria about shared items and so on -- but wiping out on some ice yesterday and landing on my ass has made it hard to stay serene (combined…

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Egon: "There's something very important I forgot to tell you." Venkman: "What?" Egon: "Don't cross the streams." Venkman: "Why?" Egon: "It would be bad." According to a leaked video from an internal Google briefing -- first reported by a commenter called "fanboy" at Google Blogoscoped and expanded on by Ionut Alex. Chitu at Google Operating…

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Finally. Google has decided to add search functions to my favourite RSS reader, Google Reader. Until now, the inability to search through my 400 or so feeds was a gaping hole in the usability of Google's RSS reader -- but not enough of a hole to get me to switch. It made me wonder when…
To me, one of the most important developments of the past few years from a Web 2.0 perspective was RSS, the "really simple syndication" format that allowed any blogger and in fact any website period to become their own newswire, just like Associated Press or Canada News Wire. Sure, it's plumbing, but it's important plumbing.…

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