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Davenet turns 20

Saturday,  10/11/14  09:50 PM

Dave Winer - Internet World 1996Congratulations to Dave Winer on 20 years of blogging!

I was an early and avid reader of Davenet... even when it was a column in Wired Magazine, and remain subscribed to Scripting News via Dave's own RSS technology.

Dave is one of the pioneers of the web, still diggin' (as he likes to say) - a key innovator in blogging, RSS, podcasting, and a bunch of other cool stuff, and I can't wait to see what he does next.

One of his most important and long-lasting contributions was inspiring me to start Critical Section back in 2003 :)


I took this picture of Dave at Internet World in 1996; he was live blogging in the Apple booth.  Same as it ever was...

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