This is going to be a quick update, because it's production night on the paper and I need to get back to work. The new Google Reader has been released -- or, at least, my account has been updated with it. I don't know what's up with this but a lot of social networking stuff seems to be being released in a sort of staggered way across different accounts. But I've been upgraded, and given the cursory look I've given the new version, I approve.
It's cleaner, it's prettier, the +1 button is right there in it, and I never used most of the functions of the old one anyway.
Talk to you tomorrow.