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An Irishman articulates his views on Wall Street.
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Really enjoying the latest TechZing with Joanna Wiebe of CopyHackers. I've been really struggling with writing good copy and she's got some really great insights.
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Just launched x-stream.ly, a web service that makes it super easy to add real-time interactivity to your website. Please upvote if you have an HN account.
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No, it's a new service that lets you stream messages between users on your website. The hackathon project is still in limbo -- it's not clear yet that there are users who need it.
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Anyone going to Chicago SocialDevCamp should vote on their preferred unconference talks. Hint: vote for mine!
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Is this in any way related to model UN?
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meh, I could do that if I wanted to ;)
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I know! Could you email me Liz's and your numbers? I must have lost them somehow when I got a new phone or they synced with the wrong contacts...
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Floorplan from the hard-hat tour of the new 1871 tech coworking space in the Merchandise Mart. Plus a random arm to add a sense of action.
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They're saying "spring" for now. They did another tour yesterday. Follow @1871Chicago on twitter -- I bet they'll do another soon. I'll let you know if I hear anything.
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On my way back to Chicago from Portland after an great time at http://krtconf.com. More convinced than ever that the opportunities in the real-time web are just enormous.
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X-Stream.ly was just profiled on Programmable Web.
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About to land in SFO. Enjoyed Virgin America's free chromebook and wifi. Got a ton of work done instead of a long nap. I think that's a good thing.
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Woot! Team Cerrio won best open source app at the SocialDevCamp Hackathon with GatherPeeps. Great fun to work with such an awesome team. First all-nighter in years was well worth it.
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what does it do?
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I still don't believe in ROUS's
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