Wilmingtonbiz logo
Print
Info Junkies

Info Junkie: Dan Camacho

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 3, 2016
(Dan Camacho)

Dan Camacho
Co-founder, 
Java Dog Press


Along with local historian Beverly Tetterton, Dan Camacho started Java Dog Press, which publishes history books and e-books and the Wilmington.tours app. Camacho also serves on the board of the Island Montessori School and recently helped teach an after-school coding class using Google’s CS First tutorials along with MIT’s Scratch coding platform.

He frequently downloads e-books from the New Hanover County public library and N.C. Digital Library.

His latest non-fiction read was What a Plant Knows by Daniel Chamovitz, “which details the surprisingly active senses and lives of the green that surrounds us.”

An avid reader, he prefers “the tactile experience of paper,” but now, with space limitations at home, uses his Kindle Paperwhite to read fiction. He prefers the Paperwhite over a tablet “because it lacks the distractions of email, text and other pop-up notifications.” 

Also uses his Paperwhite to keep with news. “The New York Times on the Paperwhite is a deal at $1 a day – especially on Sundays.” Is a fan of innovations in the new Washington Post app, “which costs only $4 a month with an Amazon Prime membership.”

Camacho and his family cut the satellite cord a year ago. They stream the live TV channels they need with Sling TV over Roku, along with Netflix, Hulu and HBO Now. For more cutting edge video, he streams from Vessel.

A favorite app is the hyper-localized weather and rain predicting app Dark Sky, “which is extremely useful” when hiking or deciding to hold practice for his son’s baseball team.

Join The Discussion

Similar Stories

Book On Business

Bob2017

The 2017 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!
Print Only
$24.95 - Qty
Print + Excel File
$79.95 - Qty

In The Current Issue

Back To Budget

Finding money to accomplish local goals remains at the top of the list for state legislators who represent the Cape Fear region. More than three months after the long session began in January, the latest and largest effort currently is tackling the state budget.

Merger To Boost South State Bank

South State Bank will expand its local presence later this year when an announced merger with Park Sterling Bank becomes final. The transact...

Tidewater Brings Investments Dollars To Area

There’s a new kid on Wilmington’s venture capital block. Tidewater Equity Partners opened its headquarters here earlier this month after lau...

Ico topnews Editor's Picks

PlayerSpace Named Coastal Entrepreneur Of The Year

Christina Haley O'Neal - About 17 hours ago Trending News

Far From France, Duck Donuts Welcoming Customers This Week

Jessica Maurer - About 19 hours ago Trending News

Downtown Bookstore Owner Retiring, Hopes Story Continues

Cece Nunn - May 23, 2017 Trending News

Global Nuclear Fuel's New Product Completes Regulatory Process

Christina Haley O'Neal - May 23, 2017
Services

Gierie Orthodontics

At Gierie Orthodontics our passion is creating beautiful smiles. Dr. Bill Gierie is committed to maximizing your esthetic potential through enhancing the appearance of the teeth and face. We strive to ...more

Ico trending Trending News

Ico newsinimages News in Pictures

Have a tip, pitch or guest column?  Send us a tip.

Gallery Galleries

Video Videos

Wilmington's Most Intriguing People of 2016
WilmingtonBiz Expo - Key Note Lunch with Keynote Lunch with Chip Mahan - 2016

Register to Continue Seeing Wilmington's Best Business Coverage!


There are three ways to register for free.

Sign in with LinkedIn, Facebook or create an account:



Already registered? Login here.

Your free registration includes:

  • Access to 10 articles per month on WilmingtonBiz.com
  • Email updates to stay informed on local business news
  • A mobile optimized website
  • Advanced notification of Business Journal events
  • Management of your digital and print subscriptions
Laptop iphone ipad