Oy vey, we need an aggregator aggregator oh wait it’s NewsBlur

Was reading Hacker News (https://news.ycombinator.com/) and was thinking, “Huh, this is just another dumb discussion site with a not-very-nice UI (tiny mouse targets, no keyboard shortcuts, no easy way to give up on an entire subtree of discussion) and a we’re-the-smartest-guys-in-the-room mentality where people post links and then discuss them [but they do have good links, usually], and why can’t they just use Reddit?” And then, I was reading a (somewhat) interesting discussion on Haskell (*somebody complain-bragged that Haskell is too open to writing very abstract abstractions and they constantly fall down the hole of making a super-general-purpose function Because They Can and then there were *200* comments on this (**actually, the original blog post was kind of fun)) and SURE ENOUGH they referred both to Reddit AND to YET ANOTHER discussion site named https://lobste.rs/ which looks pretty similar to Hacker News, and I’m like…

Where is the software to slurp all these discussion sites down into one thing so I can just have it all in one place and not have to visit each one? Is it NewsBlur?

Why, yes. Yes, it is.

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