I remember the exact moment that I became interested in the potential of RSS for research. I'd been familiar with RSS for several years and played around with feeds a bit, but RSS just wasn't thrilling me. Then I read Steven Cohen's article in Information Outlook, "The RSS revolution: Using RSS: An Explanation and Guide." When he said that he monitored news on a particular company via RSS I was hooked. My only complaint? He didn't detail how to do so in that particular article. But that's okay....he wrote a book!
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Can you describe how you use the Internet? What catches your eye, how you scan pages, and generally how you seek information? I know I can't. But it's almost spooky how the author of Don't Make Me Think perfectly describes my surfing mannerisms.
What a great book! Get a Life - You Don't Need a Million to Retire Well, is easily the best book on financial planning I've ever read. Ralph Warner disputes many standard financial planning assumptions and discusses the factors important to a happy retirement that have nothing to do with money. I'm going to start giving this book as a gift to my family and friends. (Just don't tell them!)