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Editing the look of a twitter

Sunday, March 22, 2009 by Dave Winer.

If you look at my twitter-like community here on scripting.com, you'll see something interesting.  Permalink to this paragraph

There's a paragraph of text at the top of the screen. Read it.  Permalink to this paragraph

Click on the link to the screen shot. Think about it. Permalink to this paragraph

It's been a while since we've had a Mind Bomb. I think this one qualifies. Permalink to this paragraph

Thanks to Brian Hendrickson for working with me on this. ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

8/26/00: "What's a Mind Bomb? An idea that's so strange or powerful that it explodes in your mind. And that's a good thing!" 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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