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It's just Scoble!

Saturday, February 16, 2008 by Dave Winer.

Talking on the phone with Steve Gillmor. Permalink to this paragraph

Another call comes in. Permalink to this paragraph

"Hold a sec Steve." Permalink to this paragraph

Pause. Permalink to this paragraph

"Never mind, it's just Scoble." Permalink to this paragraph

We had a good laugh. Permalink to this paragraph

I said it would be a good name for a Scoble TV show. Permalink to this paragraph

We both agreed. Even better, Scoble would probably like it. Permalink to this paragraph

I called Scoble back.  Permalink to this paragraph

Sure enough, we were right! ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

A picture named justScoble.jpg 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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