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8 Essential Tech Influencers To Follow On Twitter

Dave Parrack 01-11-2012

top technology influencersTwitter continues to go from strength to strength, with more people using it to communicate with the world with every passing month. Sure, there are many people who enthusiastically join Twitter after being cajoled into doing so by their friends, only to then not have a clue what they’re meant to be doing, and so disappear not having tweeted, followed anyone, or been followed themselves.


However, countering the nobodies who don’t show up are the countless people on Twitter who add something to the conversation. I previously listed 8 technology journalists 8 Essential Technology Journalists To Follow On Twitter If you're reading this then the chances are you're a fan of technology. I would also hope, as a fan of technology, you're on Twitter by now. But who should you follow on Twitter? I've... Read More you should be following on Twitter, and now it’s time for an associated but separate group of individuals to be promoted here on MakeUseOf. These are the best of the best tech influencers, whose words of wisdom are guaranteed to prompt someone, somewhere to sit up and take notice.

Dave Winer @davewiner


Dave Winer has more strings to his bow than most of us have Twitter followers. He’s a software developer, entrepreneur, and writer who can claim to have had a hand in creating RSS, inventing podcasting, and popularizing blogging. You may have read his thoughts on technology and more besides at Scripting News, which has been around since 1997.

Sphere Of Influence: Bloggers, podcasters, developers, and those with a sense of history.

Ben Parr @benparr

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  1. Shea
    October 18, 2016 at 4:39 pm

    Where would one send free press samples to these blokes? ;)

  2. Jessica
    March 20, 2015 at 8:14 pm

    3 yrs later.... Unfortunately, Dave Winer hasn't posted since Dec. 2014. Everyone else is still actively posting as of March 2015! :D

  3. Félix S. De Jesús
    November 1, 2012 at 9:16 pm

    I'm going to follow all of them ;)