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So Google has rediscovered Google Reader Social.
Google has been trying to make Official Google Blog: Google Reader and Reader Mobile more "social" -- and more Twitter-like. You can "Like" items, you can "Share" with or without a Note ("followers" see the shared items), and...
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Man...

I've actually ended up pretty happy with NewsBlur in terms of features (I pay for it but think it's worth it). But I miss the community.
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It's a pale shadow of Google Reader Social, but they take my money and they give me value. I don't think there's a better option out there than Pinboard.
A few weeks after Google 2.0 killed Google Reader Social, I decided I'd take the Twitter route. My Twitter feed was active for about two months, but in time I gave up on Twitter (again). It didn&#...
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Dropbox is easy for corporations to block. Drive will be https against Google IP ...
may be harder to block than Dropbox
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I would probably use such as service. Google Docs accepts files but has too many limitations. A more open storage open by Google would therefore be great for everyone already active in the Google universe.
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Mormonism a problem for evangelical voters
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More community rec centers
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If you're following me here -- > Consider app.net instead! I'm thinking of you +Matt Panaro :-)

https://alpha.app.net/johngordon

$36 a year - or, if you want to test, $5 a month.

I like it.
Physician, father, traveler, husband, developer, designer, communicator, corporate veteran, secular humanist pinko.
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My app.net stream:

https://alpha.app.net/johngordon

If Google is feeling the need for some redemption, they could align themselves with app.net.
Alpha.app.net is an alpha: an early prototype and a test. It is not an operational service and may have bugs. Please be mindful of that. Looking for mobile apps or search? Check out the directory of 3...
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If you ever followed me on Google Reader, the closest thing to my former share is this pinboard feed:

http://pinboard.in/u:jgordon/t:s/
feeds.pinboard.in/rss/u:jgordon/t:s/

I'm liking Pinboard.in more as I use it -- much more than Twitter.
Warranty expires age 30: "The mortality rate for people between the ages of 30 and 80 follows what is called the Gompertz Law, named for its founder, Benjamin Gompertz, who observed in 1825 that ...
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I've been considering creating a Facebook Page for John Gordon (sp. gordon's notes). You've just pushed me over that line. I'll annnounce via the blog.

Funny to have Facebook as a refuge from Google. FB Pages still have RSS feeds ...
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I use this; a great complement to network time capsule.
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