I exported my entire list of RSS website subscriptions out of Feedbin, converted them to a proper web page, and started sorting through them in order to offer an updated Blog Diet post. It is full of dead blogs and dead links. I am also sad to note that the RSS-Bridge system, that allows you to make RSS feeds out of things that don’t emit their own — Instagram pages, for example — seems to have been blocked by many of the sites it made legible in RSS. Instagram, for example. But, in clicking around, I discovered that the IG account I was trying to get into RSS, the Daily Rothko, also has a Tumblr account, and you don’t need to have your own Tumblr account to grab the RSS –
This is my retrograde hermitage action.
Jonathan Crary: “The DIgital Age Is Destroying Us.”