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Interview with Marc Canter

Friday, March 07, 2008 by Dave Winer.

Marc wrote a blog post after hearing Ray Ozzie's keynote at MIX 08 in Las Vegas, giving it rave reviews.  Permalink to this paragraph

So I wanted to hear direct from Marc why it was so great. We had a 15-minute talk about this and lots of other things. Permalink to this paragraph

http://sundaygang.com/dave/marcCanterInterview.mp3  Permalink to this paragraph

I'm really getting into these short interview-style podcasts, doing some of them with Cinch and others with Skype, depending on where I am when I get the idea. Permalink to this paragraph

Dan Farber wrote up Ozzie's keynote. Permalink to this paragraph


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