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New NewsJunk Junk

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 by Dave Winer.

A picture named junk.jpgThere's a certain symmetry to the headline of this piece. ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

Anyway... We're working on a bunch of stuff that's almost ready to release. I'm taking notes here and testing stuff as I go. It won't show up in the RSS feed until it's done. Permalink to this paragraph

If you look in the right margin on scripting.com you'll see two sets of headlines from NewsJunk.com. The first set are the 5 most recent stories. The second set is the top 5 stories. Both change without the scripting.com home page being updated through the magic of JavaScript includes. Permalink to this paragraph

How to include these bits in your blog or website. Permalink to this paragraph

Do you want NewsJunk headlines to flow to you through email? We're ready to go with a Google Groups interface, subscribe today! Permalink to this paragraph

That brings us to... Permalink to this paragraph

7 ways to follow NewsJunkPermalink to this paragraph

Number 8 is coming sooooon. ;-> 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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