That’s a Big Pocket

At the end of last year I got the following notification from Pocket saying I was one of the service’s power users: That’s obviously a lot of reading. Pocket has been an important part of my online reading productivity for quite a while. While reading RSS items in Feedly or simply finding interesting stories on … Continue reading That’s a Big Pocket

Pocket Introduces New Features. Is It a Media Company Now?

Yesterday Pocket, the read-it-later app/service that I and countless others use to time-shift our reading and save important items, announced a number of new features. Chief among those is the introduction of an Explore page that takes the massive amounts of data Pocket has at its disposal and turning it into more reasons to use … Continue reading Pocket Introduces New Features. Is It a Media Company Now?

Reading it when I can, in the manner I prefer

In which I admit that yep, I'm part of the problem: It’s not dissimilar to what the advent of the DVR did for TV, and it also brings up similar problems when it comes to the advertising model that supports content creation. With DVRs, users can forward through commercials, but with read-it-later apps, ads are … Continue reading Reading it when I can, in the manner I prefer