Liz Gannes

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Left-out Twitter Co-Creator Noah Glass Speaks Up

There’s nothing like success to attract people sharing the credit, and today Evan Williams gets some of what Mark Zuckerberg’s been dealing with–but with a bit more credibility. In a story about Twitter’s origins, Business Insider has a rare and captivating interview with Noah Glass, a little-acknowledged and somewhat bitter co-creator. Glass, however, has not sought notoriety, nor is he suing Twitter for leaving him out, having “received a certain amount of equity” after bringing his grievances to the company. To be fair, Glass’s role was acknowledged in recently reinstated co-founder Jack Dorsey’s retelling of the company’s history on its fifth birthday.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik