Syndication

 
One second before 9am on a Friday morning in January 2001, I sat at my desk and clicked a "submit" button. I had just finished reading my morning list of websites including Slashdot. One of the stories mentioned a site I had never heard before named LiveJournal.com. I forget what the story was about, but I was instantly intrigued with the idea of online journaling. Until that point, I had written primarily in my paper journal. The subjects varied from programming ideas and reviews of the day,