1. Gotta Get My RSS

It’s morning and you’re checking your email. Your in-box is stuffed, with both real email and spam. Your stomach tightens. How are you ever going to wade through all that mail before the morning meeting?

Now it’s afternoon, and it’s time to do some research on the Internet. You’re supposed to be keeping track of the latest developments in your field, and the task has proven far harder than you thought. When you search the Internet for the latest news, you get 17 million pages, some dating back years. How can you possibly sort through all those pages to get just this month’s news?

Let’s face it, it’s great that the Internet has made finding information simpler and quicker than ever. But it’s also a problem: People are drowning ...

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