My old digital lifestyle is falling apart. Three of my daily standbys are being discontinued.
It started last month when my Chumby, a sort of internet connected clock radio, stopped displaying my chosen widgets, and started showing only one weird clock. It turns out they have been out of business for a year.
Then I heard that Zeo, my headband-mounted sleep-tracker, is going out of business. Unlike chumby, I had time to download my historical data in advance. But I might not be able to get my FUTURE sleep data.
Now I learn that Reader, Google's RSS aggregation service will be shut down this summer. That's how I read the internet! I'm looking into feedly as a replacement.
There is a positive way to look at this. Perhaps the sickly vestiges of the previous boom economy are being sloughed off, so the next boom can commence.