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Dave Winer bio

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 by Dave Winer.

A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 51, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies.  Permalink to this paragraph

A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California. Permalink to this paragraph

"The protoblogger." - NY TimesPermalink to this paragraph

"Helped popularize blogging, podcasting and RSS." - TimePermalink to this paragraph

"RSS was born in 1997 out of the confluence of Dave Winer's 'Really Simple Syndication' technology, used to push out blog updates, and Netscape's 'Rich Site Summary', which allowed users to create custom Netscape home pages with regularly updated data flows." - Tim O'ReillyPermalink to this paragraph

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