The Evolution Of Google Reader Started With A Crash

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http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Jason Shellen is a former Googler and founding product manager of Google Reader. He is now co-founder at Boxer and advisor at Tapedeck. Follow him on his blog and on Twitter @shellen. As part of Google’s recent announcement that it is shutting down Google Reader in July, I thought looking back at the history of how our beloved, but beleaguered, feed reader came to be, why we’ll miss it and what we really want in the future. Back in the days on the Blogger team, we spent a lot of time thinking about how to get people blogging after they had signed up. However, when B (IT news)