Tim Bray, TweetFather of XML - Uncle of Search Engines
Biography: Tim Bray
Tim Bray co-edited the XML and XML namespace specifications. For a decade he was a distinguished Engineer and Director of Web Technologies at Sun Microsystems, but now he works as "Developer Advocate" for Google, where he focuses on Android.
Widely known for his standards work on XML and the Atom syndicationformat, at an age when many former developers have moved entirely intomanagement, he seems to have found a niche that takes advantage of his experience.
In 2009 Tim Bray received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Guelph.
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