Dan Benjamin

Dan Benjamin
CTO, Rails Machine


Dan Benjamin is a software developer, user interface designer, broadcaster, and writer. Dan was a speaker at RailsConf 2007, and is keynoting Acts As Conference 2008. He co-founded Cork’d, the web’s first social network and reviewing application for wine aficionados (built in Rails), which was later acquired by WLTV. He also built the content management systems for A List Apart (also in Rails), Capgemini and others, and has developed software for companies including Convergys, MCI, Vitalsource, Helium Report, and Tupperware.

You can visit Dan’s website Hivelogic, where he has been writing articles and technology tutorials since 2000.


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