Link: “The Day the Good Internet Died

Original post found at: https://www.theringer.com/2021/7/21/22586870/google-reader-ode-end-of-the-good-internet

The headline is obviously a bit of hyperbole, but I found this a very relatable and super enjoyable read. Touches on so many changes to the web in the last 10 years – the centralisation of content into silos, the decline of blogging, link rot, and of course, the shuttering of Google Reader. Good stuff.

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