Rick Borup notes that he’s reaching the point of information overload, even with RSS.
What is needed to make it easier to read 1000 RSS feeds a day? It would be useful if the News reader learned about the types of items that you DID read and then suggested key ones to you. (I can envision an interface similar to that of the Automatic Playlists in Windows Media player – feeds I read at night, feeds I read during the day, random pick, etc)
This might make it a little easier – it would also be useful if the NewsReader aggregates the feeds themselves – so that if 10 sites all referenced the same main story – it only appeared as one news item, instead of ten (but with 10 different “story comments”)