Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web Excursions for April 16, 2018

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It’s Time for an RSS Revival
Yep.

No matter what your current disposition, though, in this age of algorithmic overreach there’s something deeply satisfying about finding stories beyond what your loudest Twitter follows shared, or that Facebook’s News Feed optimized into your life. And lots of tools that can get you there.

Transom
Great Podcasting resource site (h/t Alex Cox).

Transom is a performance space, an open editorial session, an audition stage, a library, and a hangout.

Announcing 1.1.1.1: the fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service

Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better Internet. We’re excited today to take another step toward that mission with the launch of 1.1.1.1 — the Internet’s fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service.

The Creatable Pick A Bundle 2018
Creatable’s current Pick A Bundle includes Marked, TableFlip, Permute, Timing, and more. Build your own 10 app bundle for $39. Ends this Friday.
Vanilla: hide Mac menu bar icons for free
Just in case you’re not already using Bartender, Vanilla is a free Mac app that lets you hide icons from your menu bar. Simpler in functionality, but also faster at disappearing those extra menu bar items than the current incarnation of Bartender.