In this very interesting lane of memories, Meg starts from the start and explains what dragged her into technology (that too at a very early age!), how she went on from working for a consulting firm to creating Blogger, and the obstacles she had to face and barriers she had to cross.
Being an English major, which explains the creation of Blogger, Meg digs into some of the more sophisticated on why blogging is what it is and how incidents like September 11th changed the way we look at blogging forever.
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Meg Hourihan is a co-founder of Pyra Labs, the company behind Blogger.com. Along with Evan Williams, Meg started Blogger and was later the director of development at Pyra Labs. She co-authored a book in 2002 titled "We Blog: Publishing Online with Weblogs" and now works as an independent web consultant, freelance writer, cook, and maintains her personal weblog, megnut. Meg is also a frequent speaker at conferences such as PCForum and O'Reilly's Emerging Technologies.
This program is from the Memory Lane series.
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