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Negative Energy

Web development expert Mike Arrington, last week on Twitter, regarding why he blocked someone from his feed for sending him a correction to something he posted on the supposedly-widely-read-but-doesn’t-actually-send-much-traffic-at-all-when-they-link-to-you TechCrunch:

I block when all they do is send negative energy my way. more details in my post. [Lowercase sic.]

Today on TechCrunch:

It doesn’t really matter if Twitter’s Chief Architect Blaine Cook was fired or resigned. The important thing is that he’s gone now, and this gives Twitter the opportunity to hire someone (or a team) who may actually be able to scale the nearly two year old service and keep it live.

Wednesday, 23 April 2008