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DaveNet: Berkman Hosts RSS 2.0 spec

News.Com: "The [RIAA] said Monday that Mitch Bainwol, former chief of staff to US Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, will replace Rosen at the RIAA's helm." 

Onfocus: Amazon RSS Feed Builder

I'm outta here. Thanks for the memories.Vincent Canby: "Unlike most comedians who rose to success in the first decades of the century, Mr. Hope employed no special trick of speech, clothing or pantomime. His character, while essentially clean-cut, was that of a fast-talking wise-guy, a quaking braggart, an appealing heel with a harmless leer and a ready one-liner." 

Boston Globe: "While keeping details shrouded in secrecy, organizers of Boston's first flash mob planned to convene near Harvard Square at 6PM next Thursday for the stunt." 

Thomas Creedon has PNG working in Manila.  

Excellent Radio fact sheet from Marc Barrot. Last year. Must've missed it. Insightful.  

Tim Gray has a question about generating RSS 2.0 dynamically with PHP. 

News.Com: "In a win over rival Google, Overture Services said Monday that Net publisher Knight Ridder Digital will use its search services for one year." 

Andrew Grumet: "In the middle-late 90s I would sometimes listen to a radio show called The Connection. At the time I remember thinking, this show is too good." 

Builder.Com: "XML-RPC is a simple, stable, and well-understood specification. Itís not a moving target like so many other Web service specifications. It also has longevity, because the only things that it depends on are technologies such as HTTP and XML, and basic programming constructs such as arrays, structures, and scalars. None of those things is going away any time soon. And since everything related to XML-RPC is freely available and downloadable, you can have a Web service up and running in a single afternoon." 

Thanks to Dean Peters for the pointer to the Holy Bible RSS feeds.  

AlwaysOn interviews venture capitalist Vinod Kholsa.  

NY Times: "A blizzard of recording-industry subpoenas seeking the identities of music swappers is provoking fear and anger and professions of remorse as the targets of the antipiracy dragnet learn that they may soon be sued for hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages." 

According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the Amazon recruiting weblog that read something like an ad, was actually real, and authored by Ted Timmons, who has his own weblog, outside of Amazon. 

     

Last update: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at 6:37 AM Eastern.

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