The New York Times, Remixed

October 22, 2007

Dave Winer’snews river” is pretty cool.

One of the best things about blogs is how they are published in reverse chronological order – they’re all organized the same way and easy to digest (especially when you’re using RSS).  However, traditional news outlets don’t always deliver their content in the same neatly packaged way; thus, the creation of the NY Times news river.

I like what Om Malik has to say about it:

“Winer likes to call his new experiment a “river,” but I prefer to call it real simple navigation. Using The New York Times’ taxonomy, he has come up with an example that allows you to easily find the latest news from the Times’ vast media machine.”

 As Om and others have pointed out, this would be an excellent way to organize news and other content for mobile devices as well.

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 791 other followers

%d bloggers like this: