How to: Create a simple news aggregator with Yahoo! Pipes

I’ve noticed that many news sites seem to be in the aggregation business, and actually, with Yahoo! Pipes, it’s not too difficult to create your own. Here’s an example: Subscribe to RSS headline updates from: Powered by FeedBurner In this post, I’ll explain how to use Yahoo! Pipes to create a simple aggregator that cites the source of each headline in brackets. In the Pipes workspace, you’ll notice the left column has lists of modules divided by category. At the … Read More

On watching tv online

I work a morning shift, so I often go to bed before my favorite shows are on TV. Nevertheless, my high-speed internet connection has given me the opportunity to stay up-to-date on my television watching. My favorite sites? Hulu (NBC, ABC, FOX) and Fancast (CBS). I also use Netflix to catch on other episodes. My South Park addiction is also sated online. Hulu’s my favorite, though, since I’m easily bored; I can find old TV shows to watch. Then again, … Read More