Trends Added to Google Reader
Personalization is going to be key to overcoming information overload.
Yes, RSS makes things easier and at the same time, can flood your life with too much content.
Google just rolled out what I imagine would be a first step towards implementing personalization into Google Reader – trends.
The interesting thing about my Reading Trends (shown above), is that they are somewhat skewed by posting frequency. For example, I read TechCrunch, Mashable! and Micro Persuasion everyday but because they post more often than most other sites, it actually appears that I read them less than some of my other subscriptions.
Ken Yarmosh is a consultant who helps organizations get the most out of their technology investments. He works with technology users and creators across various industries, focusing on technology education and strategy. With over 7 years IT experience, Ken has worked with small businesses, non-profits, federal agencies, and multi-million dollar companies.
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