Dave Winer

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Dave Winer

Name: Dave Winer

Born: May 2, 1955, in Brooklyn, New York City, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American software developer, entrepreneur, and writer in New York City.
  • Winer is noted for his contributions to outliners, scripting, content management, and web services, as well as blogging and podcasting.
  • Founder of the software companies Living Videotext and Userland Software.
  • Former contributing editor for the Web magazine HotWired.
  • Author of the Scripting News weblog.

Honors and awards

  • Cool Site of the Day award for DaveNet (1995).