John Dvorak

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Birthday
5, 1952
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
California

About

Known for his technology-themed journalistic work, Dvorak wrote for publications such as PCMagazine, MacUser, and Forbes, and also penned several books, including Dvorak's Guide to Desktop Telecommunications and Online! The Book. He also hosted the NPR program Technically Speaking and the podcast No Agenda.

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley, he began his career by writing articles on the subject of wine.

Trivia

In the mid-1980s, he criticized Apple's innovative use of a then-new computer pointing device called a "mouse."

Family Life

He grew up in Los Angeles, California, and later lived in both Washington state and the San Francisco area with his wife, Mimi Smith-Dvorak. His uncle, August Dvorak, was a prominent educational psychologist.

Associated With

He and Alison Haislip both hosted technology-themed podcasts.