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Yikes it happened again

Thursday, January 03, 2008 by Dave Winer.

Yesterday a funny thing happened with a package on its way from Amazon to me. Today they found it and it went on the truck "out for delivery." I waited and waited, but alas, it never arrived.  Permalink to this paragraph

And the other package took a similar trip. Dallas to Rockford to Oakland to San Pablo to Lost by Carrier. Oy oy oy.  Permalink to this paragraph

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0 for 2, Amazon. :-( Permalink to this paragraph


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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 53, 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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