Notice anything different around here lately? If you’re a regular reader you probably did. I’m writing a bit more and changing some of the site features and structure to handle those updates. Here are a few details.
Cool Connectivity Content
I’ve always been amazed by the inflight connectivity market, both as a consumer of services and as a dork who builds and manages computer networks for a living. To that end I’ve spent a ton of time and energy over the past 5-8 years learning more about how wifi gets delivered to you on planes and how the associated satellites and terrestrial networks operate. It is an incredible industry and one that continues to rapidly evolve which is a big part of what I love about it. Over the past five years or so I have not published a ton of content from that segment here because I’ve usually been writing it for other outlets, most recently Runway Girl Network. I’m no longer contributing content there so expect to see a lot more of that analysis and insight over here instead.
For folks who want to see only the IFEC content there is a separate RSS feed (http://feeds.feedblitz.com/WandrMeIFEC) or you can choose only that subset of content on the email subscription signup. Or just hang out and read the other stuff, too.
Feed Me Content
I also changed the way the RSS feed loads content. It now only carries the story excerpts rather than full posts. That’s mostly a business decision but it is one I know a few readers expressed frustration with. I’ve got another option available now for those who are interested in still getting the full content via RSS, and maybe also taking advantage of some of the other premium tools I have available at the wandr.me site. If you’re a “First Class” member of the Wandering Aramean Travel Tools site you now get access to the full feed as part of that subscription. I’ll be sending out an email to those members with instructions for setting that up but know that it is an option. Feel free to reach out for more details if needed.
Also, lets says that functionality is in beta testing right now, just in case something goes wonky.
I’m also experimenting with some changes to the site layout to remove distractions and focus more on the core content. Because at the end of the day that’s what I find interesting and I’m pretty sure it is also what y’all care about. So things may move around a bit (I’ve already dropped the side column, though that may come back in a different form) and a few other tweaks.
Never miss another post: Sign up for email alerts and get only the content you want direct to your inbox.