Month: September 2015

  • Competing in the Gociety & Arc’teryx: Urban Adventure Race

    Competing in the Gociety & Arc’teryx: Urban Adventure Race

    This weekend, the Gociety & Arc’teryx: Urban Adventure Race took place in downtown Denver, Colorado. Myself and three other teammates competed in the race, and finished in just over 3 hours. We had a great time, including biking furiously across Denver, slacklining, inflating standup paddleboards, paddleboarding and tubing down rapids, shooting 3-pointers, and lots of other…

  • Quick Actions on my Keychain with the Nonda iHere Bluetooth Fob

    Quick Actions on my Keychain with the Nonda iHere Bluetooth Fob

    Bluetooth Low Energy, or Bluetooth Smart, has been popping up in all sorts of new, micro sized gadgets lately, continuing to build out the “Internet of Things”.  Because the new wireless specification enables devices to use extremely low power, all sorts of buttons, trackers, and sensors are now possible.   Gadget and accessories maker Nonda recently…

  • My Personality Is “The Commander” (ENTJ)

    My Personality Is “The Commander” (ENTJ)

    According to personality measurement site 16 Personalities, my personality is ENTJ, “The Commander”. A few excerpts from their explanation of my personality profile:   ENTJs are natural-born leaders. People with this personality type embody the gifts of charisma and confidence, and project authority in a way that draws crowds together behind a common goal. But…

  • The 42nd Annual Telluride Film Festival

    The 42nd Annual Telluride Film Festival

    I had a great time attending this year’s 42nd annual Telluride Film Festival. Although I didn’t get to see as many films as I ultimately wanted, the rest of my time was spent on beautiful hikes and excursions with my family and Miho. A few quick reviews of the films I did manage to see…

  • Interviewing to become one of the two new Columbia Directors of Toughness

    Interviewing to become one of the two new Columbia Directors of Toughness

    This morning, I had a great time interviewing in NYC with the Columbia Sportswear team for the new position of “Director of Toughness“. I was actually expecting a more formal sit down meeting room interview, but what I found was a casting-session style panel, with lots of lights and cameras. Talking with the Columbia crew…