Hey +Google, I understand you have every right to shut down Google Reader, after all, it's a free product, so I can't even ask for my money back. But you understand that this makes me much less likely to try out anything new of yours, right?
Last week's post here on The Archdruid Report attempted to raise a question that, as I see it, deserves much more discussion than it gets these days. Most currently popular ways of trying to put press...
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