Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: Colbert on How Jesus Was the First Tweeter

The very digital and very funny Stephen Colbert had a very good time last night riffing on Twitter’s upcoming IPO, “as one of the world’s top Tweetmen” (he does have more than five million followers).

In part of it, Colbert references a recent tweet by a Vatican official, who noted recently that Jesus Christ was the world’s first and best tweeter:

Here’s the Colbert take on it all:


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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