Genuine Curiosity

Author Dwayne Melancon is always on the lookout for new things to learn. An ecclectic collection of postings on personal productivity, travel, good books, gadgets, leadership & management, and many other things.

 

News in full spectrum

A friend of mine just introduced me to an interesting way to interact with the news of the day: it's called "Spectra" and it is a very nice, free, web-based app from MSNBC. You select the categories you want to view, and Spectra begins to create swirling orbits of news headlines, color-coded by category. When you see a story you want to read, you click on it and you're presented with that article.










My Spectrum of News from this morning - Click the image for a Zoomed view


Not sure it will take the place of things like Google Reader or my favorite offline reader Sharpreader, but it is very fun to play with!