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Re JSON feed

People have asked what I think of JSON feed…
My longtime friend and collaborator, Brent Simmons, is one of the two guys who designed the format. In fact I am in Seattle right now visiting Brent, talking about another project, though of course we have discussed JSON feed. I knew it was coming. Brent and I emailed about it about a month ago.
My opinion is pretty neutral. Kind of a shoulder shrug. It reminds me of the slogan from Battlestar Galactica. “All of this has happened before and will happen again.”
The hype around this effort reminds me of the hype at the start of Atom. Thankfully the personal stuff does not seem to be coming along with it this time.
Is this something we should be focusing on?
I think we have to work on climate change and the fascism that’s trying to boot up in the US. Our systems for news


 

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