I finally set up Gregarius, a feed reader to be able to read what my favourite websites have to say, without having to visit the sites themselves. Yes, I always visit the websites I am interested in. I like reading articles in their native settings. The decision to use a feed reader is because I am running out of time these days, and can’t pull long nights like I used to. A couple of months ago, I decided that the Ph.D. program has to move into overdrive, and so I kept the Ph.D. at “top-priority” and moved everything else a couple of notches down the priority list. But now we are digressing.
Let’s stay on the topic of reading feeds. If you look at my feed reader, you will notice that I have not subscribed to Engadget, or Metafilter, or any of other ubiquitous blogs that you find on everyone (and their dog’s) list of feeds. The reason for this is that I use my friends as a filter. So if something posted at one of those we-cover-it-all sites is noteworthy enough, I will get to know about it in the course of my daily surfing. If I don’t come across an article, then it probably wasn’t worth my time anyways.
Now here’s how you can help me. If you read this article, please take a moment to suggest a maximum of three weblogs that you actually look forward to reading everyday. There is no other criteria. Whatever is a part of your daily online reading is all I ask. It could even be the blog of that one friend that you miss most, or find the funniest.
My must-reads are:
I’d not be honest if I named any more blogs. But these two blogs are read everyday, without fail!
So please name some good ones for me!