Dave Winer posted the idea of a RSS community meet-up this weekend. A good idea, in the middle of a steamy New York summer the world of RSS is rumbling once again. Google’s exit from the reader market has created a vacuum and nature abhors vacuums. At betaworks we have been developing RSS related products for a while now — superfeedr, twitterfeed and more recently bloglovin and the new digg reader.
RSS is about more than readers — it’s about notifications, alerts, it’s about writing, reading and reading lists — and more generally it’s about publishing about the push architecture of the web. Bringing people together in this space across startups, tech companies, publishers and academia is a good idea. I hope the meet-up happens, if we can help catalyze this in anyway, happy to. If you have comments please post them over on Dave’s post.
And reminder: today is the last day to export your data, your reading list, from Google Reader. Here is a how to: bit.ly/15g7P5t