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IRC for Ohio/Texas returns Permanent link to this item in the archive.

A picture named broom.gifI started a chatroom for tonight's primaries.


5PM Pacific: Vermont declared for Obama, the rest are closed or too close to call.

Update: I'm predicting a sweep for Obama tonight. 4-for-4.

5:50PM: Clinton is calling an emergency conference call about "irregularities" in Texas. Okay, she didn't win Texas. Now comes the whining.

John W. McCain Permanent link to this item in the archive.

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McCain loves him some baggage.

Technopeasant News Permanent link to this item in the archive.

Things you would have learned if you followed me on Twitter.

Apparently, I am, according to Andrew Keen, a hippie, academic and peasant. Pretty accurate. I'm a technopeasant.

Andrew Keen once said I should get a Pulitzer. is very nice. If you've been overwhelmed by all the michegas in Pownce you might try this UI.

Me, I'm here for the politics and the raw unadulterated sex. :-)

Twitter doesn't have to implement what Pownce has, as long as Pownce is there. I'm no longer telling asking them to implement payloads.

Hillary is falling.

I have 579 friends on Pownce. (Update: 639.)

I'm not a Democrat. I don't believe that "we" have to win. I'm not part of that "we."

"Hope" is the right thing to be focused on, because normally, we are "hope-less."

Update: Francine Hardaway follows me on Twitter and confirms something a lot of people suspect. She's only seen half of these twits. She thinks Twitter eats these gems. If so that's very bad!

Jay Rosen interview Permanent link to this item in the archive.

A 15-minute Skype interview with NYU journalism prof Jay Rosen about politics, journalism and blogging on "Telltale Tuesday."

Jay's PressThink weblog.

Comparing Twitter and Pownce for payloads Permanent link to this item in the archive.

New development, now when I post a picture to Twitter from my iPhone, it also goes to Pownce.

A screen shot of the Pownce version.

A screen shot of the Twitter version.

We now can see, visually, the difference betw a messaging service that supports payloads and one that doesn't. Not saying one is better than the other, because this is still very much an exploration. But there are definite advantages to each approach. Please consider that before you beg anyone not to listen to anyone else. ;->

Update: I quickly added fields to the flickrToTwitter page to flow pictures to Pownce in addition to Twitter. Screen shot.


Last update: Tuesday, March 04, 2008 at 7:40 PM Pacific.

I'm a California voter for Obama.

A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 52, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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"Helped popularize blogging, podcasting and RSS." - Time.

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March 2008
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Things to revisit:

1.Microsoft patent acid test.
2.What is a weblog?
3.Advertising R.I.P.
4.How to embrace & extend.
5.Bubble Burst 2.0.
6.This I Believe.
7.Most RSS readers are wrong.
8.Who is Phil Jones?
9.Send them away.
10.Negotiate with users.
11.Preserving ideas.
12.Empire of the Air.
13.NPR speech.
14.Russo & Hale.
15.Trouble at the Chronicle.
15.RSS 2.0.
16.Checkbox News.
17.Spreadsheet calls over the Internet.
18.Twitter as coral reef.
19.Mobs of the blogosphere.
20.Advice for Campaigns.
21.Social Cameras.
22.The Next Big Thing.
23.It's time to open up networking, again.
24.Am I competing?
25.Time to shake up conferences?
26.Bloggers working with journalists.

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