Month: September 2012

  • Shooting for Joios at Saks Wine Tasting

    Today I took a few pictures at Saks Fifth Ave in NYC for Joios, a new app. A few shots..  Joios is a food & drink community and process, built to empower exploration and discovery. We connect people: eaters, drinkers, producers, vendors, experts and amateurs. They’re drawn by the opportunity to find exciting flavors collaboratively,…

  • Happy Birthday Gal!

    Gal, happy birthday! We all had a great time at your party! https://twitter.com/Jeffzilla/status/251883934227509249

  • Apple reveals Lightning to microUSB adapter

    Apple reveals Lightning to microUSB adapter

    Finally, and as expected, Apple is out with it’s micro USB to Lightning adapter. This adapter is necessary to satisfy Europe’s demand for all smartphones to have a standard Micro USB connection, which I certainly support. Stateside, I think it’s also the go-to adapter to carry around – as the legacy 30-pin iPod cable begins…

  • Today, 9 years ago

    On this day in 2003, I was mountain biking the Switzerland Trail outside of Boulder, Colorado.

  • We Choose To Go To The Moon

    An epic speech.. absolutely inspiring.

  • Track Your Flight with Immersive, Fullscreen Flight Radar 24

    Track Your Flight with Immersive, Fullscreen Flight Radar 24

    I love this new tool for tracking worldwide flights…. now get me on one of those KC-130’s to McMurdo! Flightradar24 is a flight tracking service that provides you with real-time info about thousands of aircraft around the world. About the tech: Flightradar24 shows live air traffic from around the world. The primary technology we use…

  • Here’s What I’ve Been Listening To Lately: EOS!

    Great mix from EOS on TheFuture.fm, my new favourite mixtape site.. EOS – Change is Good! Mix Dubstep, Progressive House

  • Video: Heli showreel late summer 2012

    Heli showreel late summer 2012 on Vimeo on Vimeo via Heli showreel late summer 2012 on Vimeo.

  • Infographic: The True Cost of Owning an iPhone 5

    Infographic: The True Cost of Owning an iPhone 5

    Thanks to snazzily-named internet marketing firm Avalaunch for this handy infographic breaking down the ownership cost of an iPhone5… Avalaunch via Gizmodo

  • RedBull Stratos Stratospheric Jump – Felix Baumgartner

    RedBull Stratos Stratospheric Jump – Felix Baumgartner

    Good luck to Felix Baumgartner as he embarks on the RedBull Stratos mission! Red Bull Stratos, a mission to the edge of space, will attempt to transcend human limits that have existed for 50 years. Supported by a team of experts Felix Baumgartner plans to ascend to 120,000 feet in a stratospheric balloon and make…

  • Explainer Video: The Story of the First Ultra Modern Phone Cable Ship – AT&T Archives

    Great explainer video from AT&T, going over the first phone cable ship. Interesting!

  • How To Generate Your Own Apple iOS 6 Passbook Passes

    How To Generate Your Own Apple iOS 6 Passbook Passes

    With Apple’s iOS6 launching today, there are a ton of new features people are exploring. One of my favorite new apps on iOS 6 is Passbook. Although Apple didn’t incorporate NFC capability into the new iPhone 5, I really don’t think it matters too much just now – thanks to Passbook. Passbook lets users manage…

  • Infographic: It Can Wait – Don’t Text While Driving

    Infographic: It Can Wait – Don’t Text While Driving

    Great infographic today from the It Can Wait campaign against texting while driving. I’m certainly in support of this campaign. AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign focuses on educating the public – especially teens – on the dangers of texting and driving: Those who send text messages while driving are 23 times more likely to be…

  • Good Evening from The Highline, NYC

    Good Evening from The Highline, NYC

    A nice evening stroll with longtime friend Emily. Shot with panorama mode on my new Sony RX100.

  • Drinks at Sleep No More’s Gallow Green

    If you haven’t already been to Punchdrunk’s “Sleep No More”, go. Now. I’ve been twice, and since my visits to the performance, I’ve been back two other times for non-performance parties. Friend Talitha and I were at a Memorial Day White Party, and this past weekend, I had the pleasure of going with a friend…

  • Camping at Black Bridge, Delaware River, Pennsylvania

    This friday, Dana, Victor and I decided to get out of NYC and go for a quick camping trip at Black Bridge, a secret location we know at the Delaware River. A few pics and videos shot on my great Sony RX100.

  • The Trampoline Song

    This summer, friend Dana Sterling has been hauling her trampoline to various parties and get togethers. A few nights ago I took a few jumps, and helped record “The Trampoline Song“. Shot by a friend on my shiny new Sony RX100.

  • Go To The Moon With The Apollo Astronauts in Documentary “For All Mankind”

    Go To The Moon With The Apollo Astronauts in Documentary “For All Mankind”

    A simply stunning documentary covering the Apollo missions to the Moon. Stunning on all fronts. Scored by Brian Eno. Enough said. This movie documents the Apollo missions perhaps the most definitively of any movie under two hours. Al Reinert watched all the footage shot during the missions–over 6,000,000 feet of it, and picked out the…

  • Barcode vs NFC Payments on iOS6 and iPhone5 – Why Barcodes Are Better

    Barcode vs NFC Payments on iOS6 and iPhone5 – Why Barcodes Are Better

    With Apple’s eminent announcement of iOS 6 today, mobile payments will get yet another major boost. Now my barcode-scan based payment scheme won’t be restricted to only the beloved Starbucks app, but will open up to lots of other applications too. A few thoughts on Barcode Scan Payments vs NFC Payments. Certainly not fully fleshed…

  • Mix of the Day: Feed Me’s BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

    Mix of the Day: Feed Me’s BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

    While I’m working all day, I usually listen to electronica mixes. Lately my favourite website to find new mixes is TheFuture.fm – and today, I found a great new BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix by Feed Me. Essential Mix is one of my all time, long time favorite radio shows, and is hosted by the…