Dan is a broadcaster, writer, software developer, and pretend designer.
He is the founder of 5by5, an Internet broadcasting network where he hosts a shows with people like Merlin Mann, John Siracusa, Jim Dalrymple, Haddie Cooke, Marco Arment, John Gruber, and Jeffrey Zeldman.
Dan is the author of Hivelogic and has written for A List Apart and O’Reilly. Many of Dan's screencasts live at PeepCode.
He created the Email Address Enkoder, Co-Founded Cork’d and founded Playgrounder. The latter two have since been acquired by Gary Vaynerchuk and Uncrate, respectively.
For almost two decades, Dan has created publishing tools including those which power A List Apart and 5by5.
Dan is a Buddhist in the Theravada Tradition, and has a daily Vipassana meditation practice.
Dan lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and their two children.