Inside Digg's new RSS Reader

It wouldn't be a sexy subject were it not for the imminent demise of "market" leader Google Reader, but Mat Honan's article about Digg's replacement service is a must-read. The core Digg experience is one of discovery: It constantly has to be showing you something new to work. … This is where it gets neat: […]

Digg dug own grave

Alexis Madrigal on what went wrong at Digg: letting publishers, PR hacks and power users rule the roost instead of everyday readers. The only way to consistently get stuff on the home page was to work at it like a job. … everyday users were realizing that nothing they submitted ever even had a chance […]