At last! Someone finds a way to explain RSS clearly

Share

Look, I know what RSS is, and you probably do too, being a reader of Tech Digest. But have you ever tried to explain it to a relative or slightly less geeky tech-savvy mate, only to find their eyes glazing over? It’s not their fault, it’s ours for not being able to communicate it effectively. RSS is notoriously hard to explain. At least, until now.

The Back In Skinny Jeans blog has an ace post entitled ‘How to explain RSS the Oprah way’. And it’s about the clearest, least jargony explanation I’ve ever seen of the topic. Check it out, but more importantly, send the link to your mother / granny / friends. You’ll have them surfing the internetweb 2.0 zeitgeist in no time…

Stuart Dredge