Links of the week

Google Reader alternatives | Gini

Big old list of all the alternatives to Google Reader, which you have very little time to switch away from. (24 days as of today!) I’ll be checking this out in detail some point this week.

Sunset on the British Empire

The sun still doesn’t set on the British Empire. Amazing. BONUS: the deeply disturbing history of Pitcairn.

Byword • Simple and efficient text editor for Mac, iPhone and iPad.

Byword 2.0 is out. Looks just as good as Byword 1.0 but it has a host of interesting new features, like the ability to publish to the web straight from the app.

Noteworthy - One Thing Well

I’m a diehard nvALT user, but this looks like a pretty decent free quick note-taking app.