news notifications [was Re: [FoRK] Cuba (was: Barbados (was: Ithaca, indeed :))]

Damien Morton < fork at > on > Fri Jun 9 12:10:20 PDT 2006

have you looked at email notifications?

I experimented with { castro cuba dead } but theres about 5-10 articles 
a day that come up. You might just get sick of it.

> On 6/9/06, Russell Turpin <deafbox at> wrote:
>> From: "Luis Villa" <luis.villa at>
>> >Sure. Bottle of the island's finest rum to the winner?
>> >Luis (a wager I'll presumably be happy to lose)
>> Done. If I lose, we can both shed a tear. ;-)
> To turn this back to tech, what would the best way to get notified
> when he dies? Sadly, I'm thinking the best way to do this might be to
> aggregate the wikipedia article's RSS feed with a filter for 'died'.
> There has got to be a better way to buid a general purpose
> news-notification service, though.
> Luis
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