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The wish list thing is working!

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 by Dave Winer.

A picture named puppet.gifToday I got two gifts from the Amazon wish list I started. As items come off the list, I add more items. ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

They were much appreciated! I got the McCartney album CD and a dozen reporter's notebooks, my favorite way to take notes while I'm programming or writing (along with Pentel sign pens, of which I have hundreds). Permalink to this paragraph

You guys are the greatest!! ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

PS: Someone bought me a great puppet! Awesome!! 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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