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No more FeedBurner

With Google shutting down Reader, I don’t think FeedBurner is going to stay for long. This blog’s official feed address has always been http://simulacra.in/feed/; but I’ve been redirecting it to a FeedBurner URL so far. I’ll stop doing that this weekend. This shouldn’t affect anyone who’s subscribing (all four of them!), but you may want […]


I wanted to port my bookPrices script to run on Google’s AppEngine, but on reading the documentation, it seems that they don’t allow long-running background process. I hoped there would be a map/reduce API or something, but no luck.