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Tuesday, August 12, 2008 by Dave Winer.

Om Malik followed up with Evan Williams at Twitter and corrected the assumption behind my piece published yesterday about new limits in Twitter. Permalink to this paragraph

Also read the comments for more clarification. Permalink to this paragraph

A picture named car.gifIn a conference call today with the bit.ly team, we have an instance of laconi.ca running so we can learn how it works, and I had relayed the news that they had federation up and running, and Jay verified that they do. He was able to follow his presence on identi.ca on our instance. He says it's difficult to find the magic bits you need to do it, but he's going to write a howto and I'm going to try to set this up myself. It's a big deal, as I've said beforePermalink 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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