Do you know what’s most interesting about Techmeme? It’s how many people – particularly bloggers – are obsessed with Techmeme and how it operates. Folks, it’s really time to focus your time and energy on something else. Sure, Techmeme is far from perfect and there are many ways to “game” or manipulate it but it’s far from being the only place to get your technology news fix.
Techmeme is a first-rate service, which is why it’s so popular, but if you’re looking for alternatives, check out Y Hacker News, which lets people vote on stories they find interesting. CNet and Wired also great places to get a quick overview of what’s happening. Then, there’s del.ico.us’ popular list, Reddit and Digg. Yes, there is life (and news) behond Techmeme.