RSS Behaviour Redefined: Rhizophilous Social Sources

Dan Pontefract

RSS ( known as Really Simple Syndication or occasionally as Rich Site Summary and RDF Site Summary ) is defined by PC Magazine as follows: A syndication format that was developed by Netscape in 1999 and became very popular for aggregating updates to blogs and news sites. collaboration RSS

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RSS Changeover Day Experiences

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Well, I''ve done my duty and saved my Google RSS data, and now I''m looking for a new reader. Digg RSS Reader - [link] This is I think the one with the most promise on Day One. RSS is great for personalized links, not content factories, but Digg doesn''t even attempt recommendations.

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Easy RSS

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

RSS is ridiculously easy to create. Here's a Perl script that will create an RSS feed from a tab separated document. It should be available to everyone, without the need for a specialized blogging application.

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Government mandates stimulus outlays be RSS’ed

David Weinberger

Aaron Swartz reports that the stimulus bill requires that government agencies use RSS to report on the stimulus money they disperse, so that those who are interested can get automatically updated. Tags: rss stimulus e-gov egovernment egov transparency obama everything_is_miscellaneous metadata

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Change Your RSS Feed?

Tony Karrer

A while ago, I created a feedburner feed for this blog so I could add lots of stuff to the feed - most importantly I publish a daily summary of my new links. It appears that most people still point to my Blogspot feed. I would suggest that readers of this blog might want to change over to the FeedBurner feed to get this added functionality: [link

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Aide RSS Filtering Tool

Tony Karrer

AideRSS looks at a variety of sources of information including comments, technorati, bloglines, icerocket and to determine what posts are generating the most interest. It provides a widget that allows you to show your top posts for month or year. You can see what it thinks are mine in the right column of the blog. I've been creating similar information manually for a while, so it's nice to have an automated support for it.

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Managing your RSS Feeds

Tony Karrer

Coming back from my vacation, I realized that I needed to go through a clean up exercise again on my RSS feeds. It turned out to work pretty well for me this time around because I have been following the advice I've seen a couple of places: Controlling RSS Overload. Animal House Style Managing Many RSS Feeds The Myth of Keeping Up Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 The same is true of RSS feeds.

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Attention RSS Readers: Update Your Subscription!

Beth Kanter

Do you read Beth’s Blog in an RSS Reader?

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Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS

Tony Karrer

Social Bookmarking Social Networking Wikis RSSAs background for an upcoming presentation, I wanted to create a page that provides background resources that explain various eLearning 2.0 tools. I immediately thought of the Common Craft videos. I've embedded them below.

Will Blogs, Wikis, RSS, Mashups be Used in Corporate eLearning?

Tony Karrer

In this post, Dave unfortunately lumps together blogs, wikis, mashups, rss feed together (probably because eLearning 2.0 RSS and Blogs have much slower adoption. I saw another post from Dave Boggs, Has The Blogging Trend Begun To Fade, Even Before It Ever Got Started In Corporate Training / e-Learning Environments? and web 2.0 often lump them together).

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The Father of All Business Models

Doc Searls

One of the most widespread of those, thanks to Dave, is RSS — Really Simple Syndication. Look up RSS on Google. Much of that huge number owes to RSS’s nature as essential builing material for the Web that anybody can use, easily. RSS is easy to make yours , personally, as your tool. What’s already there, like RSS and its relatives, that we can put to use? First, read Dave ’s The Mother of all Business Models.

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Internet Time Blog » Photos of 2008

Jay Cross

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Open Learning MOOC Test Post

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

testing with a lable, because RSS won't work without it. openlearninghub

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Internet Time Blog » Looking for patterns in clouds

Jay Cross

Internet Time Blog » Map to the Internet Time Ecosystem

Jay Cross

Internet Time Blog » Different ways of looking at it

Jay Cross

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Internet Time Blog » Make cards, signs, graphics

Jay Cross

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Harold Jarche » Moving from Furl to

Harold Jarche

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!)

Mark Oehlert

NewsGator RSS products now free: No really. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Arrgghh!!! Re-installing Zone Alarm AV on my other machine.AGAIN!

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): My Definition of Collaboration.

Mark Oehlert

I just thought of this because I saw some posts in the ole RSS reader tonight talking about "collaboration."

Moving my blog

Euen Semple

Those of you who subscribe by RSS or email might like to resubscribe using the links at the new location. Although [link] will continue to be my business site I am moving my blog to its own new domain at [link]. I certainly hope so! I will do another reminder post in a few weeks

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 9

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The RSS Feed The course isn't truly distributed until it has an RSS feed. We'll use the course newsletter as our RSS feed, except we'll publish the output in rss2 format instead of HTML. So, exactly as before, we'll build the RSS page in the page Editor.

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no more email subscriptions

Harold Jarche

I would strongly suggest using a Feed Reader or RSS aggregator to manage your subscriptions. RSS has been around for a long time but the platform capitalists do not want you to use it as they cannot track you as easily as staying in their app or on their website.

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Examples of eLearning 2.0

Clark Quinn

During my presentation last Thursday that was an introduction to eLearning 2.0 as part of an online event for the eLearningGuild, I mentioned a few common ways that I've seen eLearning 2.0

Buzzword: Micro-learning


Picking up a couple of recent blog posts or videos from my RSS reader whilst eating lunch. RSS is a great example of this. RSS, itself, is a standardized XML format – with containers for things like Title, Description, Author, Date published etc.

#C2Xmas Day 2: Samuel Pepys Diary

Jane Hart

You can receive daily diary entries by email, RSS and/or follow it on Twitter. Day 2 of my Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas continues here.

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Working in the Facebook salt mine

Euen Semple

But given the fact that most people don't use RSS and following blogs isn't as straightforward as it might be, and the fact that I currently get the best responses and conversations on Facebook, I will continue to repost my blog posts there. I blog because I enjoy blogging. I have been doing it for so long that I can safely assume that I will always blog. I often think of just blogging on my blog and pulling out of the various social media platforms.

Tools Used

Clark Quinn

Interestingly RSS readership for "weekly" only adds up to 41%. There's clearly a gap here around the use of RSS readers. Keywords: Podcasts, Twitter, Slideshare, Flickr, MySpace, LinkedIn, Facebook, Wiki, RSS, RSS Reader, Wikipedia, delicious,, blogs

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Learning Analytics & Knowledge: Draft Syllabus

George Siemens

The Learning Analytics course begins January 10 (sign up by joining this group: [link] …or if you prefer not to use a google account, track posts via RSS). Numerous open courses are kicking off in 2011. I’m involved in two: Learning and Knowledge Analytics (LAK11) and the third iteration of Connectivism and Connective Knowledge (CCK11 – with Stephen Downes). I’ve posted the draft syllabus of LAK11 here.

90% of everything is crap

Harold Jarche

I do use Feedly as my feed reader and subscribe to my own site, so I can ensure that the RSS feed is working. Currently, I have written 3,170 posts on this blog.

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Blog Post: Upcoming Knowledge Events

David Gurteen

You will find a full list on my website where you can also subscribe to both regional e-mail alerts and RSS feeds which will keep you informed of new and upcoming events. By David Gurteen.

LinkedIn for Finding Expertise

Clark Quinn

FYI - the Jing object does not appear in the RSS feed. As part of the Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals , I've created a couple of screen casts showing very quickly how I use LinkedIn to find expertise. This is my first time using Jing. Let me know what you think. Whoops, I clicked too fast on publish - I will try to get additional screen casts posted soon. By the way, I'm still looking for a free tool that will let me do this with someone else online at the same time.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #2

Luis Suarez

It’s happening to me, for instance, with apps around photography, RSS news feed readers, blogging, podcasting, note taking, drawing / sketching, mindmapping, web browsing, maps / traveling, etc. Feedly : Yes, 2016 and I still read RSS news feeds.

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The perils of "easier"

Euen Semple

I am preparing for a webinar tomorrow in which I hope to explain RSS to the participants. It used to be easy. You had feeds, you had aggregators, the principles seemed clear. Now it has all got muddy with things like and Flipboard "making things easier". But they are not easier, they are more managed. In the attempt to make things easier they have changed the nature of the thing you are trying to do. This happens all the time.

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2013_06_08 link pile

Doc Searls

It’s about RSS and Digg, actually. When digital marketing gets too creepy , by Michael Schrage in HBR. Why Google Reader died and why mobile and social news is replacing it, by Michael Mayday in iTechNews. We are shocked, shocked…, by David Simon (yes, that David Simon). Big Data! No Signal! , by T.Rob.

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Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

I also couldn’t do without FEEDLY – my RSS reader – where I aggregate well over 300 blog and website feeds. On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool – so it’s not too late to vote!

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evidence and perspective

Harold Jarche

” @ChrisCorrigan — “ RSS is sweet because is delivers news without triggering chemicals. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 10

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There's also a way to do it by RSS. It turns out, though, that MailChimp is pretty particular in how it handles RSS feeds. Up until now, the 'publicationDate' RSS tag has been throwaway. Harvesting, Again I'm having issues with the harvester again.

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Vermont Public Radio rating wins, and the future of streaming & podcasting

Doc Searls

One is the free public one, syndicated by RSS on the open Internet and ready to hear on any browser, app or device. Radio is moving from these to servers of streams and podcasts. Public Radio: What is the best NPR station in the country ?

Trends 133 – supporting the use of social media in the workplace

Jane Hart

You can keep up to date with our activities through email, RSS, our Twitter account and/or Facebook page - you’ll find all the relevant links on the right-hand side.

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This blog is closing…

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Subscribe to Internet Time blog here (Feedburner RSS). I started this blog when Informal Learning was released, November 10, 2006. The informal learning meme has gone mainstream. I am gratified. That crusade is behind me. Informal learning is more important than ever. It’s part of life.

Next year your entire desk will be a computer control device

Trends in the Living Networks

Software and device vendor ExoPC has announced EXOdesk, a computer interface that will be laid on your desk, offering digital keyboards, a variety of colorful keypads, sortable RSS feeds, and even a piano, as shown below.

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top tools 2019

Harold Jarche

3: Feedly : My latest feed reader, or aggregator, to keep track of blogs and news sites via RSS. Since 2007 Jane Hart has asked working professionals for their top tools for learning — TopTools4Learning — and creates three lists from thousands of responses.

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