How to create fast motion videos on your iPhone for family vacation updates

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On our trips to locations around the world our family and friends want a way to get an idea for what we are up to.  Like most people, we post pictures to Facebook that try and capture the essence of our trip but video is so much better at truly capturing the 3-dimensional realities of what we…
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What bag did I choose for our world trek?

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Originally I bought a Deuter 50L bag (in the SF REI) with an attached (zip on) daypack. It came with a harness that had thick cushioning straps and a strong frame for back support. Luckily, we decided to test the bags out on our final trip to DC to visit family and friends. During that test I…
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9 Ways to start learning about (or investing in) startups and entreprenuers

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“I’m looking to start investing in (and learning about) startups. Where should I start?” I get this question a lot, so I figured a blog post may the optimal way to answer it moving forward. Of course, it goes without saying that investing in – well – anything really, comes with its own sets of…
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Wolfram Alpha: Product Spotlight

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Wolfram Alpha calls itself a “computational knowledge engine” and was spun out of “Mathematica,” a mathematically intensive formula and graphing calculator on steroids. Although amazingly powerful, Wolfram Alpha is not widely known, though you may already be using it. Its one of the data engines behind Siri – and one of the few Siri systems you…
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