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Tonight's Project: Write a Twitter Live-Blog Listener

For several years I've wanted a little piece of server glue to take tweets and turn them into a story on blogdowntown. Something for those times when I'm out on scene and really just have the phone to work with to let people know what's going on.

This evening I'm sitting down to write that piece of glue. Basically, it needs to be a daemon that connects to our Ruby on Rails application on one side and to twitter on the other. It should listen to blogdowntown's twitter account(s) and recognize certain commands that trigger live blogging. — Continue Reading...

silence again

Sorry about that... It's been a very quick four months since that last post. I'll see if I can do a little better over the next four.