Nearing 2 years on Google Reader

On April 2, 2007, I switched to Google Reader as my RSS reader of choice. The only feature I find missing is a way to sort starred items by date. Since I couldn’t, I decided to navigate to the bottom of my 2,256 starred items and look through them in chronological order. Stir in some meme and here’s the first starred item for every month I’ve been using Google Reader.

4/2/07 – Morfik Patents AJAX Compiler from Slashdot by Hemos (/. links this old appear broken)
5/1/07 – Dog tail-wagging: left Is bad, right Is good from Boing Boing by Mark Frauenfelder
6/4/07 – writing tiddlywiki plugins is fun from Planet Perl by Ricardo Signes
7/12/07 – Sidewalk stencil choose-your-own-adventure from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow
8/6/2007 – EPA Sends Data Center Power Study to Congress from Slashdot by CmdrTaco
9/1/2007 – How voters are susceptible to politicians who can manipulate their fear of death from Boing Boing by Mark Frauenfelder
10/8/2007 – IF Comp 2007 from TIGSource by BMcC
11/1/2007 – Miro kicks Joost’s ass from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow
12/3/2007 – Dwarf Fortress from Play This Thing by costik
1/1/2008 – The Queen 2.0 from Vendorprisey by theotherthomasotter
2/1/2008 – Superfactory 20 Beats S&P 500… Barely from Evolving Excellence by Kevin Meyer
3/1/2008 – Wikileaks Gets Domain Back, Injunction Dissolved from Slashdot by ScuttleMonkey
4/1/2008 – Photopia from Rock, Paper, Shotgun by John Walker
5/1/2008 – Arizona Judge Shoots Down RIAA Theories from Slashdot by kdawson
6/2/2008 – T-shirt with picture of armed robot endangers British aviation system from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow
7/1/2008 – A Clever Trick for Automatically Finding Deals You Want at Amazon from The Simple Dollar by Trent
8/1/2008 – The Guild, The Adventures of a Group of Online Gamers from Laughing Squid by Scott Beale
9/2/2008 – Journalists knocked around and arrested at RNC from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow
10/1/2008 – MPAA spokeslawyers insist that they not be identified by name in reports from press-conference from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow
11/1/2008 – Communication: from Fixed Frame – Photos and Communications
12/1/2008 – Pie hat! from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow
1/1/2009 – The Road to Tomorrow (Happy 2009!) from Stuck In Customs by Stuck In Customs
2/1/2009 – US Dept. of Defense Creates Its Own Sourceforge
from Slashdot by Soulskill

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