Evolving Bits

Thu Jan 08 2009

Taming Twitter and RSS in 2009

As I gleam more information through blogs and microblogs there comes a time when the fun wears off and overload sets in.

In 2009, I've decided to tame overload and reinstate fun with some simple rules:

For Twitter (and other microblogging services):

For RSS

We each have a limited amount of attention we can give - these simple rules will keep these services interesting and useful.

What other techniques do people use to handle the growing amount of information coming at them through microblogging (e.g. Twitter, Facebook), location-aware microblogging (e.g. BrightKite) and good old fashion blogging (via RSS)?