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Hivelogic is published by Dan Benjamin, your Internet Pal. Dan is a podcaster, writer, screencaster, software developer, designer, and entrepreneur.

Dan is the founder of 5by5 Studios, and host of several shows including The Talk Show with John Gruber, Back to Work with Merlin Mann, and The Daily Edition. He is the creator of the Enkoder, developer of the A List Apart CMS, and co-founder of Cork’d.

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The Site

Hivelogic launched in 2000, evolving from a blog into an online magazine of sorts, containing articles, reviews, tutorials, and links about discovering quality, living more efficiently, and leading a simpler, more mindful life.

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This site is hosted on Joyent.


Dan is an amateur photographer, and publishes many of his photos on Flickr. His primary camera is a Nikon D90 SLR, and his main lenses are a 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G Nikkor and a 50mm f/1.4G Prime Nikkor.


Dan practices daily Vipassana meditation in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. Dan's introduction to meditation can be found here.

Dan lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and their two children.