mobocracy:

Back in December I started putting some thought into the tumblr firehose. While the initial launch was covered here, and the business stuff surrounding it was covered by places like techcrunch and AllThingsD, not much has been said about the technical details.

First, some back story. I…

Blake wrote up a really nice post on the technical details of the Tumblr Firehose. He is a truly magical unicorn.