“It’s just Twitter.”
The words cut like a knife, coming as they did from my tech hero, Jon Gordon, the host of Future Tense on American Public Media.
Jon is an enabler, He tried for months to get me on Twitter. Now I spend far too much time on it. And he doesn’t.
So for a balanced view of what the denial of service attacks on social networking sites today mean, I talked to Jon the old-fashioned way. I called him on the phone.
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About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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