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Wednesday, December 17, 2003

BitTorrent and RSS Create Disruptive Revolution - an interesting perspective. RSS is cool, but because it is pull (clients poll for updates periodically) it may not be good for things like large media files. BitTorrent is good for big media files - it spreads the bandwidth requirements out so that the creator of the content doesn't have to supply the bandwidth for ALL the clients. So the combination of the two could be very cool. Read the article.