- John Lennon said the Beatles were more popular than Jesus. No argument, it was true, they were. Well, even though the vast majority of people have never heard of Steve [Gilmor] or myself, we’re more influential than John Lennon or Bob Dylan ever were. We’re media hackers.
Dave Winer, RSS pioneer and one of the original forces behind podcasting, blowing a bit of smoke up his own backside. This time last year Winer was pissing off thousands of weblogs.com user by shutting down the site with no notice. Bad publicity finally forced him to agree to help users recover their data.