Why Is RSS So Important?

particletree – The Importance of RSS
This essay started out as an explanation for Google’s foray into personal portal pages, but morphed into “a comprehensive breakdown of the state of RSS, taxonomies, advertising, and how it relates to the future of Google.” What follows is the result of several months of observation, notes and contemplation.

Good article. Raises the question: are RSS subscriptions the next search? I guess I better get to work on my social aggregator