Posts Tagged ‘ Dave Winer ’

The Archaeology Of Podcasting

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting

Podcasts are only 5 years old – but podcasting has already gone from being a niche indie tool to being a mainstream communication channel, even for corporations. Podcast pioneer Dave Winer, who created one of the standards upon which podcasting is based and who helped popularize the technology, has published a torrrent that aggregates podcasts […]

Dave Winer On Reinventing Journalism

Jan 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting Hardware, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Podcasting pioneer Dave Winer posted some interesting thoughts last week on reinventing journalism: I have the same feeling about journalism today that I had about computer science in the 1970s. Sure, we had textbooks and teachers, and projects and grades, but there was also an opportunity to invent it as we were going along. Computer […]

EFF Wants Your Help To Beat The Bogus Podcasting Patent

Nov 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Law

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) wants your help to beat a recently approved patent on podcasting that many feel is bogus.

“I’m certainly not a lawyer or an expert in patent law,” said podcast pioneer Dave Winer upon hearing of Volomedia’s patent announcement, “but it seems the work Adam Curry and I did in creating the format and protocol for podcasting, in 2001, may have inspired their ‘invention’. It certainly predates it.”

Should The Fort Hood Tragedy Be Reduced To Linkbait?

Nov 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media

Podcasting pioneer Dave Winer is taking TechCrunch to task over a linkbait article on the Fort Hood tragedy. TechCrunch’s Paul Carr argues that the Fort Hood tragedy shows that citizen journalism is worthless: For all the sound and fury, citizen journalism once again did nothing but spread misinformation at a time when thousands people with […]

Do RSS Clouds Matter For Podcasting?

Sep 28th, 2009 | By | Category: How to Podcast, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting, Podcasting Software

Dave Winer, the author of the RSS 2.0 specification on which podcast feeds are based, is working on a new project, to bootstrap real-time podcast feeds: We’re trying to bootstrap a network of realtime feeds, and it’s going pretty well so far. Podcasts are implemented with RSS too, and while we have excellent examples of […]

Marshall Kirkpatrick, Dave Winer Join Forces For Bad Hair Day Podcast

Jun 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Citizen Media, General, Podcasting

ReadWriteWeb blogger Marshall Kirkpatrick, right, and proto-podcaster Dave Winer kicked off a new podcast today, the Bad Hair Day Podcast. The podcast is old-school, basically an unedited conversation between the two, tech snafus and all. In the first episode, Kirkpatrick and Winer touch on the new iPhone OS, Twitter and even Kirkpatrick’s bizarre unicorn fetish. […]

Podcast Pioneer Dave Winer Intros

Jul 5th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Dave Winer, who created the RSS standard on which podcasting is based, has introduced a new site,, that’s basically a news aggregator presented in river-of-news format. Winer explains: “I created the site because I wasn’t getting enough news about products. It’s that simple. I’m interested in the other stuff too, the finance, trends, parties, […]

Pioneering Podcaster Working On New Podcast Client

Feb 20th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Software

Podcasting pioneer Dave Winer is working on a new podcast client as part of his FlickrFan project. FlickrFan is a a platform for uploading and downloading Flickr images and viewing them on an HDTV. Even more important, though, it‚Äôs an attempt to turn your HDTV into a platform that embraces the Internet. Yesterday, he announced […]

Bloggers Beat The New York Times For News

Feb 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: General, Strange

The Long Now Foundation has made a decision on the five year old bet between podcasting pioneer Dave Winer and the New York Times’ Martin Nisenholtz: Long Bets has arrived at a decision for Long Bet #2 between blogger Dave Winer and Martin Nisenholtz of the NY Times. At stake is US$2000.00 plus half the […]

Dave Winer Says We’re Full Of Sh**

Jan 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, iPods & Portable Media Players, Making Money with Podcasts

It looks like podcasting pioneer Dave Winer took issue with Mashable’s rant about their inability to get advertisers interested in their podcast ideas. Winer also took issue with our response. We said that if you want to podcast professionally, you have to start thinking like a professional podcaster. “Both sides of this argument are full […]