Posts by Dann Berg

Being plucked from obscurity

Stefanie Cohen, writing about Robert Askins (playwright, Broadway’s “Hand to God“) for the Wall Street Journal1: Mr. Askins wrote “Hand to God” five years ago and it was staged in 2011 at the off-off Broadway Ensemble Studio Theater. The show was critically praised, and producer Kevin McCollum, (“Avenue Q,” “Motown” “Rent,” “In the Heights”) who […]

The Pentagon’s Engineers

David E. Sanger and Nicole Perlroth, for the New York Times: President Obama’s newly installed defense secretary, Ashton B. Carter, toured Silicon Valley last week to announce a new military strategy for computer conflict, starting the latest Pentagon effort to invest in promising start-ups and to meet with engineers whose talent he declared the Pentagon […]

Making informed choices with none of the work

David Pierce, writing for Wired: What does a tweet feel like? What about an important text? To answer these questions, designers and engineers sampled the sounds of everything from bell clappers and birds to lightsabers and then began to turn sounds into physical sensations…Ive was the decider and was hard to please: Too metallic, he’d […]

I’m back

I quit my job at The Verge a little over a year ago because it was time for something new. I retired this blog, IAmDann.com, and launched Novice No Longer, a website and podcast dedicated to teaching people how to build apps. I maintained that blog, while consulting full-time, for about a year before a new […]

Come join me at Novice No Longer

Pssst. I moved! *deep breath* This is my last post on this blog. From now on, I’ll be spending my time on my new website: NoviceNoLonger.com. *exhale* Phew! It’s so nice to finally tell you what I’ve been working on! I didn’t just create a new website. I also wrote a book called 8 Things to […]