Free TweetRadio Stickers — February 4, 2010

Welcome to Twenty Ten. At TweetRadio we're big fans of the startup experience. With the caffeinated nights and on the fly bug fixes you have a mix of cool schwag. The peeps at Startup Schwag have included TweetRadio stickers in the their latest Schwag bag. Their schwag bags include tees from tweetdeck, techcrunch, reddit, mashable, yammer, brightkite and many more. Check Them Out!

We got our hands on a few hundred TweetRadio stickers. We want to share these with you and we made it easy. Simply fill out this form Yeah that's it.

First Week Video Coverage — November 5, 2009

We collected screenshots of the different blogs and tweets that covered TweetRadio this past week. We brought those together with the perfect song and help from animoto.

The Technology behind Tweetrad.io — November 5, 2009

Wow it’s been an exciting couple of days! Tweetrad.io has received nearly 28,000 pageviews in the past 2 days thanks to a successful Hacker News article, a blog post from Mashable, a celebrity tweet from Alyssa Milano, and subsequent viral action on twitter. I’m pleased to say that Tweetrad.io for the most part has stood up well to this traffic spike.

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Here’s a brief write-up on the technology behind Tweetrad.io, how the system evolved and the reasons behind our technology choices.

Tweetrad.io was initially born out of a weekend hacking session where I was playing around with the idea of a ruby daemon that would search twitter and then fire off a configurable ruby script. The first script I wrote to demonstrate the capabilities of what at the time I was calling “Twobots (twitter robots)” was to just run the tweet text through OS X’s say command. I brought the project into work on Monday to show my coworkers and we all got a good laugh out of listening to the voices read various humorous and mostly NSFW tweets. Edwin immediately saw the entertainment potential and we decided to partner on it as a side project. read more