Month: March 2012

  • Composer Creates Artificial Engine Sounds For New Audi Hybrid @PSFK

    Interesting concept from Audi – custom vehicle noises for otherwise silent electric cars. audi e-sound for e-tron electric vehicles from designboom on Vimeo. Composer Creates Artificial Engine Sounds For New Audi Hybrid [Video] @PSFK.

  • Marble Machine Chronicle

    Marble machines, endless entertianment. A great chronicle of one artists work…

  • Muji’s Ambient Background Music

    Muji’s Ambient Background Music

    Every time I shop in the Muji down the street from my office, I notice their soothing, hip, and perfectly fitting background music. Sometimes it’s ambient dreamscapes, sometimes pop, sometimes acoustic, but always nice. Today Boing Boing posts a piece about Muji’s BGM ambient background music. Soothing… Makes me remember back to the Buddha Machine,…

  • Fueled’s New Home is 568 Broadway

    Fueled’s New Home is 568 Broadway

    Pando Daily has gotten wind my company Fueled’s impending move, and we’re as excited as they are. This week we’re still at General Assembly, but next week we’ll be in our shiny new office at 568 Broadway, right along side Foursquare, and a number of others. Excited! Next month, the building will become home to…

  • Notes: NY Tech Meetup April 2012

    Notes: NY Tech Meetup April 2012

    Tonight was the April edition of New York Tech Meetup, hosted by friend Nate Westheimer. A few notes from the presentations. Also, if you couldn’t make it to the Skirball Center down at NYU, there are simulcasts right now: Simulcast of “April” NYTM at New Work City Simulcast of “April” NYTM at General Assembly The…

  • Ark People Search in Beta – People Search Meets Social Network Ubiquity

    Ark People Search in Beta – People Search Meets Social Network Ubiquity

    Today TechCrunch reported on Ark People Search, which recently got funding through yCombinator. Combining multiple social networks and online datasources, Ark lets you search for anyone who has a presence on the internet – both via publicaly accessible data as well as private social network you have access too. And there’s really no better time…

  • Alexandre Buisse Shoots the Patagonian Expedition Race

    Alexandre Buisse Shoots the Patagonian Expedition Race

    Photography consultant Jaime Livingood send me over to this excellent photo essay by photographer Alexandre Buisse. The essay details his time photographing the annnual Patagonian Expedition Race. A great story, with great photos.. a model for my own work. Because the course is over 500km, often without roads, and because this year there was no…

  • Twitter Patents: Pull To Refresh?!

    Twitter Patents: Pull To Refresh?!

    Twitter has a patent on the smartphone staple interaction, pull to refresh. How can this be? Input associated with a scroll command may be received. Then, based on the scroll command, a scrollable refresh trigger may be displayed. Subsequently, the scrollable list of content items may be refreshed in response to determining, based on the…

  • Infographic: Manual Photography Cheat Sheet

    Infographic: Manual Photography Cheat Sheet

    Great cheat sheet, courtesy of Living In The Stills:

  • Map: FatBikeRafting the Arctic

    Map: FatBikeRafting the Arctic

    Here’s another dream expedition, and cool map to go with it. Adventurer Andrew Badenoch of 77Zero is gearing up for an amazing arctic adventure: In the late March 2012, I’ll set my path north toward the Arctic Ocean on foot, fatbike, and packraft. From there I’ll loop back through Alaska to the Pacific Ocean and…

  • Infographic: How To Optimize Your Life With An iPad

    Infographic: How To Optimize Your Life With An iPad

    Nextworth has published a nifty infographic illustrating all of the novel uses for the iPad. Since the release of the “New” iPad with high res Retina Display, there are even more uses – certainly including geofencing with the iPad, as well as iPhone.

  • Find Out What’s New with Startup Videos

    Love having complicated new products explained to you with nifty animations and videos? Startup Videos is here for you. This gallery site collects some of the best explainer and product intro videos out there. A few of the more interesting ones I found: Dollar Shave Club MixScan MixSCAN Explainer Video from Fueled on Vimeo. Float]…

  • Infographic: Scandanavia is Metal

    Infographic: Scandanavia is Metal

    Metal bands per 100,000 people, posted by Reddit user Klingerr.

  • Geode – eInk and Transmorphing Credit Card in an iPhone Case

    Geode – eInk and Transmorphing Credit Card in an iPhone Case

    Check out the Geode, another great product funded on Kickstarter: Geode is an iPhone Appcessory that stores credit cards, loyalty cards, gift cards, and membership cards and protects the information with biometric security. The onboard universal card and e-ink barcode screen means that any card can be stored in the Geode and used anytime, anywhere.…

  • Upcoming Race: 2012 Gran Fondo New York

    Upcoming Race: 2012 Gran Fondo New York

    Adding to my list of races and events this summer, I’ll be doing the Gran Fondo NY 100 Mile bike race with friend Chris. Just got a new bike, so I’m psyched to start racing it asap! The second edition of Gran Fondo New York brings Italian cycling culture to the world’s greatest city on…

  • Infographic: Internet Explorer’s Ups and Downs

    Infographic: Internet Explorer’s Ups and Downs

    Internet Explorer, I don’t like you. You stunted the growth of the web, and continue to plague me in my development efforts. But apparently some people are beginning to like your new version, as this infographic from Column Five tries, and fails to illustrate. Internet Explorer still sucks, even after MSFT tries to hip it…

  • Welcome, Spring

    I’m not ready for Winter to end.. but at least there are pretty flowers on the trees this week…

  • Back to Blogging, Playing Catchup

    Yes, I’m still here, and yes, I’ve gotten behind on the blog. Since moving back to NYC and starting a new job at Fueled, my time has become very stretched. It’s quite a changing going from having 100% personal time to be working on personal projects, to devoting at least 50 hours per week to…

  • Forbes 30 Under 30 Party

    This year my sister Jill was included in the Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 list of emerging entrepreneuers. Tonight she and I attended the reception and party for those on the list and their guest. Had a great time speaking the list members, and had the opportunity to chat with Mr. Forbes himself. See this…

  • Explorers Club Trophy Room

    Explorers Club Trophy Room

    Inside the trophy room of the Explorers Club in New York City. See this image in my Flickr Photostream.