I much prefer newsblur over google’s reader. Ok it’s a tad slow and has a couple of minor bugs right now but given the huge influx of people that’s to be expected. Well gone on surviving the migration.
I have to say that I’m glad Google made the announcement about Reader. There were a few things I didn’t like. The announcement gave me the kick in the pants that I needed to do something about it. I LOVE being able to switch from feed, text and story. I follow a photo blog that was only able to show text on Reader. Now the pictures are back! Sam, you and your cute dog rock!