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Dave Winer Wikipedia - Dave Winer (born May 2, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York City, USA) is an American software developer and entrepreneur in Berkeley, California.  A pioneer in the area of RSS (Really Simple Syndication) and more.

David Sifry Wikipedia - Dave Sifry is an American software entrepreneur and blogosphere icon known most recently for founding Technorati.

Jason Kottke Wikipedia - Jason Kottke (born September 27, 1973) is an American blogger and former web designer currently living in New York City. He designed the popular Silkscreen font, which has become widely used in web design, and has won a Lifetime Achievement Award as a blogger.

Meg Hourihan Wikipedia - Meg Hourihan co-founded Pyra Labs, the company behind Blogger before its acquisition by Google.

Matt Haughey Wikipedia - Matthew Haughey (born October 10, 1972) is an American programmer, web designer, and blogger best known as the founder of the community weblog MetaFilter, where he is known as mathowie.

Brad Fitzpatrick Wikipedia - Bradley Joseph Fitzpatrick (born February 5, 1980 in Iowa) is an American programmer. He is best known as the creator of LiveJournal.

Susan B. Anthony was a blogger

David Weinberger Wikipedia - David Weinberger (born 1950 in New York) is a technologist, professional speaker,[1] and commentator, probably best known as co-author of the Cluetrain Manifesto.

Scott Watermasysk Wikipedia - Scott Watermasysk helped develop Community Server, a community collaboration platform that consists of a core blog, forums, photo gallery, and file sharing system.

Lawrence Lessig Wikipedia - Lawrence Lessig (born June 3, 1961) is an American academic. He is a professor of law at Stanford Law School and founder of its Center for Internet and Society.

Charles Johnson Wikipedia - Charles Foster Johnson (born April 13, 1953) is an American Jazz guitarist, software developer and blogger.

Wil Wheaton Wikipedia - Richard William Wheaton III (born July 29, 1972) is an American writer and actor.

Gandhi was a blogger

Sean Bonner Widipedia - Metroblogging is an online local media project founded by Jason Defillippo and Sean Bonner now owned by Sean Bonner, Jason DeFillippo and Richard Ault, collectively Bode Media, Inc.

Carolyn Burke Carolyn Burke started her blog in January of 1995.  She was born in Australia, spent many years in Paris, and now lives in Santa Cruz, California.

Jerry Pournelle Wikipedia - Jerry Eugene Pournelle (born August 7, 1933) is an American science fiction writer, essayist and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte and has since 1998 been maintaining his own website/blog.

Tim Berners-Lee Wikipedia - Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee (born June 8, 1955) is an English developer who invented the World Wide Web in March 1989.

Brad Templeton Wikipedia - Brad Templeton (born near Toronto in 1960), is a software engineer and entrepreneur.  Templeton is considered one of the early luminaries of Usenet, and in 1989 founded ClariNet Communications Corporation, which used Usenet protocols to distribute news articles, one of the first commercial examples of electronic publishing.

Socrates was a blogger

Larry Page Wikipedia - Lawrence Edward Page (born March 26, 1973) is an American entrepreneur who co-founded the Google.

Sergey Brin Wikipedia - Sergey Brin (Russian: Сергей Михайлович Брин; born August 21, 1973) is a Russian-born American entrepreneur who co-founded Google.

Justin Hall Wikipedia - Justin Hall (born December 16, 1974 in Chicago, Illinois), is an American freelance journalist who is best known as a pioneer blogger (internet-based diarist).

Ben Trott Wikipedia - Benjamin Trott, born September 22, 1977, is a co-founder of Six Apart, creator of Movable Type and TypePad.

Mena Trott Wikipedia - Mena Trott, born Mena Grabowski on September 16, 1977, is a co-founder of Six Apart, creator of Movable Type and TypePad.

Davy Crockett was a blogger

Dan Gillmore Wikipedia - Dan Gillmor is a noted American technology writer and former columnist for the San Jose Mercury News. He was one of the leading chroniclers of the Silicon Valley dot com boom and its subsequent bust.

Jim Romenesko Wikipedia - Jim Romenesko (born September 16, 1953) is an American journalist who runs the blog Romenesko on the website of the non-profit journalism school the Poynter Institute.

Rebecca McKinnon Wikipedia - Rebecca MacKinnon (born 1969) is a former CNN journalist who headed the CNN bureaus in Beijing and later in Tokyo, before leaving television to become a blogger and co-founder of Global Voices Online.

Markos Moulitsas Zúniga Wikipedia - Markos Moulitsas Zúniga (born 11 September 1971), often known by his username and former military moniker

Glenn Reynolds Wikipedia - Glenn Harlan Reynolds (born 1960) is Beauchamp Brogan Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee, and is best known for his weblog, Instapundit, one of the most widely read American political weblogs.

Adam Curry Wikipedia - Adam Clark Curry (born September 3, 1964 in Washington, D.C.) is a broadcasting and Internet personality.  In the mid-1990s, Curry was a World Wide Web entrepreneur and one of the first celebrities to personally create and administer a Web site.

Joi Ito Wikipedia - Joichi Ito (born June 19, 1966), more commonly known as Joi Ito, is an American-educated Japanese activist, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.

Evan Williams Wikipedia - Evan Williams, born in 1972, a native of Nebraska, is an American entrepreneur who has founded several Internet companies.

Paul Bausch Wikipedia - Pyra Labs: cocreator and developer of the weblog software Blogger

Jay Rosen Wikipedia - Jay Rosen (born May 5, 1956 in Buffalo, New York) is a press critic, a writer, and a professor of journalism at New York University, and a strong supporter of citizen journalism.

Jorn Barger Wikipedia - Jorn Barger (born 1953 in Yellow Springs, Ohio) is an American blogger, best known today as editor of Robot Wisdom, an influential early weblog.

Nick Denton Wikipedia - Nick Denton (born August 24, 1966) is the founder and proprietor of Gawker Media.

Les Ernest Wikipedia - Lester Donald Earnest was born in the United States on December 17, 1930. He began his career as a computer programmer in 1954.

Frederick Douglas was a blogger

 Rebecca Blood A respected thought-leader on the Internet's impact on business, media and society, Rebecca Blood is an internationally known speaker and one of the world's most cited authorities on blogging.

Mark Frauenfelder Wikipedia - Mark Frauenfelder is a weblogger, illustrator, and journalist. He is editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine and co-editor of the collaborative weblog Boing Boing. 

Cory Doctorow Wikipedia - Cory Doctorow (born July 17, 1971) is a Jewish Canadian blogger, journalist and science fiction author who serves as co-editor of the blog Boing Boing.

Xeni Jardin Wikipedia - Xeni Jardin (born August 5, 1972) is a journalist and weblogger in the United States. She is known for her position as co-editor of the collaborative weblog Boing Boing.

Jeff Jarvis Wikipedia - Jeff Jarvis (born September 12, 1954) is an American journalist. He is the former television critic for TV Guide and People magazine, and the creator of Entertainment Weekly and the popular weblog BuzzMachine.

Lao-tzu was a blogger

John Hinderaker Wikipedia - John H. Hinderaker (born September 1950) (the name is pronounced hinder-rocker) is a conservative American lawyer and a blogger at the Power Line weblog, as well as a fellow at the Claremont Institute.

Scott W. Johnson Wikipedia - Scott W. Johnson (born 1950) is an American lawyer, executive and a blogger at Power Line.

Paul Mirengoff Wikipedia - Paul Mirengoff (born April 17, 1949) is a blogger at the Power Line weblog, and an attorney.





Read about the History of Blogs at: 

Wikipedia - Blogs
    Rebecca Blood - Weblogs: a history and perspective
    Bobbie Johnson, UK Guardian - Blogs turn 10
    Blog Herald - A short history of blogging







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