As we count down to the big Google Reader shut down, I’m beavering away on getting Wordprss ready for folks to use. I’m looking for some friends to help me test it out – so get in touch please!
In the mean time I’m seeing a renaissance of interest in feed readers you can run for yourself! Kick in on FRED if you like the look of it:
I had an idea a while back that WordPress is missing a good built in feed reader. Seems to me that Blog+Microblog+Image Gallery + feedreader + email – Freedom = Facebook. WordPress has built up the ability to do a blog, a microblog, and post your pictures. Everybody already has email, Facebook just has your contact list more than everything else does. What you need is a good feed reader where your write – for inspiration, and because the web is a conversation, natch.
Here’s a quick mockup, mainly coming from my experiences with TT-RSS and Google Reader. Now, I’d really appreciate some help here – the idea is that this would something for more than just me. So, if you want, you can download Pencil Sketching – the wireframe app that I’ve used to make these wireframes. It is free and open source! You can then open up this file with all the sketch information – or clone it on github!
The place where you speak should be the place where you listen.
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