Like a handful of people I’ve tried to rejoin the RSS world. Who’s writing neat stuff right now? Is it you? What’re you enjoying reading? I’m back to enjoying @mathowie and @kottkefeed, but I want to know about the new blogs that just passed me by.

(Relatedly, I’m really going to try and post at again. Soon.)

@benward @mathowie Serious question: are there new blogs worth reading anywhere? I can’t remember the last time I found a new blog, period.

@andybaio @benward stratechery was like the only post-2010 new blog I could name.

@mathowie @andybaio I've made an immediate error in phrasing my question: RSS is tech. What I really want is to read interesting stuff, and of course a lot of people have embraced newsletters for that. Should we be conflating those old and new forms?

Pro-conflation: I like that Feedbin has email injestion as a feature (and it's interesting to me that Tiny Letter doesn't do RSS feeds, albeit putting archives on the web.)

@mathowie @andybaio @benward there are new blogs. i think the problem is discoverability. twitter does suck oxygen, but is also no replacement for eg Technorati or delicious popular. (i’m actually writing about this right now)

@mathowie @andybaio @benward I'm pretty damn proud of the writing we publish here (and still love our RSS feeds):

@andybaio @benward @mathowie Weirdly, people called a blog. 🤨

@benward It has been such a load off to move follows & mailing lists back to RSS.

Super good for The Quietus, where they tweet each article many times but only publish to RSS once. Otherwise I've been focusing on journals & magazines: Believer, Nautilus. Bummed that the daily California Sun feed is out of date.

@benward I love the blog of M. John Harrison: It's great if you know his writing and… maybe even better if you don't? Embrace the weirdness.

@benward Jarrett Fuller mixes pointers to his podcast episodes with good ol' fashioned blogging:

@benward I'm gonna write up all my feeds (just exported the OPML and converted to HTML) this week, for you!

@mathowie You're wonderful. I think it'll be interesting to reflect on this flurry of information realignment in a few weeks too, review the new and wonderful things we find as a result.

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