Dave Winer

DAVE WINER is the founder of UserLand Software. Dave is co-developer of Frontier, Manila and Radio UserLand. He has pioneered several Internet standards in distributed computing, including SOAP, XML-RPC, RSS and OPML. He is the editor of the pioneering Scripting News weblog. Dave is currently a fellow at the Berkman Center for the Internet & Society at Harvard Law School.

A software industry veteran, Winer also produced award-winning commercial software products at Living Videotext which merged with Symantec in 1987. He was a contributing editor at Wired in the mid-90s and in 1997 and was chosen as a Seybold Fellow for his pioneering work in Web-based publishing systems.

In 2001 he was honored with the top award by Wired Magazine for his work on SOAP.

Further reading on Edge:

"The Lover" — Dave Winer, Chapter 32 in Digerati: Encounters with the Cyber Elite

Beyond Edge:

Dave Winer's homepage


Scripting News