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For the Twitter FAQ

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 by Dave Winer.

This Meg Fowler post should be part of the Twitter FAQ.  Permalink to this paragraph

"I even love the people that unfollow me because I won't shut up. I support your efficiency and realization of my inherent freakiness." Permalink to this paragraph

That pretty much sums up the mutual laissez-faire-ness of the culture that forms around a tool with the feature set of Twitter.  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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"The father of modern-day content distribution." - PC World.

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