The end of Google Reader

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google reader's logo

Tonight, Google Reader will close its doors. I used to be sad about that fact, but I've since tried the alternatives (namely,, and have realized that Google's RSS reader had not evolved in quite some time.

There's still time to download all your "reader" data, by visiting

While a bit late to the party, Digg and AOL have recently released their own RSS aggregators (Digg reader & AOL reader), we'll see how they grow over time.