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Why Occupy Wall Street and Twitter Were Made for Each Other (Video)

Yes, I’m in this one, along with “Digits” host Simon Constable. But I’m sending this your way because I think everyone should pay attention to Zachary Seward, The Wall Street Journal’s razor-sharp social media guru.

This clip from today’s show gives you a sense of what Zach spends his time thinking about and doing, but you can probably get a more complete picture by following him on … Twitter, of course.

And, as Zach himself discusses here, all of us should probably be following Roots drummer-turned-citizen-journalist Questlove.

Daryl Lang / Shutterstock.com (Photo from Oct. 1 Occupy Wall Street protest in New York.)


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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