My name is Joey Dehnert. I am a Freelance Software Engineer at I co-founded I also brew beer, ride bikes, and rock climb.


Insert Culture


I am a principal at Insert Culture, a Brooklyn based digital studio. It’s core ethos is minimalism, iteration, and activity, which boils down to efficient, test driven approaches to solving digital problems.



Curate is hand-picked video content. A huge amount of video content is uploaded each day, and the editorial team at Curate combs the internet to separate the good from the bad and puts it in one spot.

Notable Past


As a senior software engineer at Disney I worked on properties like and I mainly focussed on front-end and php development.


At Rokkan, I was contracted as a designer and hired as a front-end engineer. While working there I did projects for companies such as Google, Ford, Toyota, Kraft, Jet Blue, and Timbuk2.


I lost 30 pounds, here’s how.

6 steps I took to lose 30 pounds. Step 1: You have to get real with yourself. I had two “get real” moments. The first, I was on a business trip to New York. Our work bathroom had a scale, so I stood on it and weighed in at not muscular 188 pounds. This is […]

How I Started My Business, and What I Have Learned So Far.

The First 4 Steps I Took to Start My Online Business Step 1: Identify a Problem In October of 2015, I had a shower idea: create a beer making kit subscription service. In February of 2016 it launched as Bierbox. I am a long time homebrewer, and I was first exposed to making beer in Eugene, Oregon […]

How to prevent user selection of text using CSS

If you need to prevent user selection on some text, you can do it via css using the user-select property.


If you need a website, mobile app, video game, code for some other platform, or just want to say “hi”, email me: jd[at]