Mark Bernstein of Eastgate Systems, Inc. , is the designer of Tinderbox

Mark has been doing research in the area since the first ACM Hypertext Workshop. He has been program chair of the ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media twice and has something like 60 ACM publications

Mark has been the maintainer of Storyspace since the 1990s and the designer of Tinderbox — introduced in 2002 and still going strong. He won the best paper award at this year’s Hypertext conference for a paper on Hypertext and Horror, and also won the Blue Sky award for speculative research for a paper on The Web At War, which explored the implications of the war in Ukraine for the Web and for social media.