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Tuesday, March 04, 2008 by Dave Winer.

Things you would have learned if you followed me on Twitter. Permalink to this paragraph

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

Andrew Keen once said I should get a Pulitzer.  Permalink to this paragraph

m.pownce.com is very nice. If you've been overwhelmed by all the michegas in Pownce you might try this UI. Permalink to this paragraph

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

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. Permalink to this paragraph

Hillary is falling.  Permalink to this paragraph

I have 579 friends on Pownce. (Update: 639.) Permalink to this paragraph

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

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

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!  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.

"The protoblogger." - NY Times.

"The father of modern-day content distribution." - PC World.

One of BusinessWeek's 25 Most Influential People on the Web.

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

"The father of blogging and RSS." - BBC.

"RSS was born in 1997 out of the confluence of Dave Winer's 'Really Simple Syndication' technology, used to push out blog updates, and Netscape's 'Rich Site Summary', which allowed users to create custom Netscape home pages with regularly updated data flows." - Tim O'Reilly.

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