AllTop

by | Monday, August 04, 2008

I just came across a rather different kind of news aggregator, at least compared to Google. The brainchild of Guy Kawasaki (ex-Apple evangelist and tech guru) you have to check out AllTop. This may actually become a regular destination for me.

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1 Comment

  1. leigh

    It’s also a great place to start when teaching RSS & blogs. When I was teaching this summer and didn’t have time to keep up with my feeds, Alltop kept me on top of things (pun intended.) I also find it useful for “fringe” interests.

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