Feed Me

There comes a point in time where a person decides there is simply too much information and news to keep up with. For me, that was about 3 years ago. I had about 150 RSS feeds on my list, and getting through them on a nightly basis was starting to feel like work.

Instead of RSS, I now use Flipboard on my iPad, which presents me with a curated list of excellent sites (I can add my own) and displays the content in the form of a magazine-like experience. Twitter is also another curated method by which I get my news and interesting article fix.

What about you? Do you still use RSS feeds? How many feeds do you keep up with?

-Krishna

About the author

Krishna Sadasivam creates custom comics and illustrations for organizations, magazines and companies. A champion of comics advocacy, Krishna speaks, blogs, and writes articles on illustration and sequential arts techniques and the importance of the comics medium in both education and brand awareness. His clients have included Microsoft, Mashable, Other World Computing and EE Times. His work has been featured on many notable websites, including TechCrunch, Gizmodo and CNET. His portfolio can be found at krishnadraws.com.

  • Coyoty

    I have no problem with RSS feeds. It’s Twitter and Facebook and Google+ and other feeds I struggle with. I’m now resorting to passing-by browsing. I’ll read and respond to entries I see while passing by, like overheard conversations while going through a room, but not worry about everything I might be missing. On the feeds I regularly read fully, if I miss a few days, I’ll only try to catch up on the last 24 hours because that’s all that’s relevant any more.