Why I won’t keep reading Lifehacker

http://lifehacker.com used to be an amazing place to get tips for productivity. While there is still some vestige of that original purpose, today was the day that I knew I had to stop subscribing the RSS feed.

First, according to http://feedly.com, they put out 191 stories every week. True, I don’t have to read them all, but I also don’t have time to even skim them all to decide which ones to read.

Second, according to http://feedly.com, this list shows the top three most popular stories currently on Lifehacker:


Item number two is a news item. There’s not a damn thing about being more productive. Maybe the people who are averaging 200GB a month or more need to do something else with their time; I seriously doubt they are spending their quality time reading Lifehacker.

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