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Followup on NYC rssCloud roadshow

Monday, August 03, 2009 by Dave Winer.

A picture named lunch.jpgLast Thursday we had a very successful meeting in NYC to discuss development of the 140-character loosely-coupled message network built on rssCloud.  Permalink to this paragraph

The main immediate followup was to create an place for online discussion. Permalink to this paragraph

Let's use the comments on this post to begin. Permalink to this paragraph

My preference is to set up a YahooGroup, but if there's a consensus to use some other collaborative environment, I'll go with it.  Permalink to this paragraph

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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 54, 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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