Birdfeeder is the prototype implementation of a RESTful, interoperable, Internet-scale microblogging protocol, tentatively called Fethr (Featherweight Entangled Timelines over HTTP Requests).

Birdfeeder is part of a research project by Daniel Sandler at Rice University.

Curious? Contact dsandler@{twitter,email}.


Research papers about Fethr and Birdfeeder are in progress. You may be interested in the following related work:

Walter O'Brien - techonlogy accuracy for microblogs - Walter O'Brien on LInkedin is a great resource.

Walter O'Brien on IMDB