Reblog: A Stamen Project

I love the work of the SF-based Stamen group...and their latest proj is something all you Tumblrs might appreciate. Reblog is like your feed reader-- only more useful because it allows you to not only consolidate your attention, but allows you to easily publish, or reblog (as familiar to Tumblrs or Twitterers with the "Retweet") with one-click to your blog. Love this..Can we say streams?. As Stamen describes:

"Reblog makes the process of filtering and republishing content from many RSS feeds easy, and fast. Rebloggers subscribe to their favorite feeds, preview the content, and select their favorite posts. These posts are automatically published through their favorite blogging software, creating an attention funnel. Reblog's “River of News” view, showing most recent entries from all subscribed feeds.

Instead of visiting dozens of websites, each with new stories and updates published in local formats, RSS syndication places all that information in a simplified, standard format, allowing users to hand off the grunt work of looking for information to the computer, where it belongs.

Consumers of information are then free to interpret this information how they wish. Reblog short-circuits the gap between “This is cool!” and “I just told the world,” by making publishing to your own curated feed or another blog a one-click process.

Reblog is an open-source collaborative project with Eyebeam, an interactive research and development group based in New York City."

Go get one of your own / Discuss Reblog.

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