70L Backpack Packing Breakdown. What got in, what got cut and what I wish I had

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During our trip around the world we were sure to experience a range of climates. As such, packing the right clothes in the smallest bag possible was a challenge. Originally I wanted to try “ultra-light backpacking.” That’s where you fill a 35L-45L (or less) backpack with only what you need, expectating to reuse clothes A LOT. There…
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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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Fly in the Asian Pacific: $160 for 30 days of travel

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The word on the street is you can fly between Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, the Philippines, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam as many as 10 times in 30 days for just $160. To put it in perspective, a flight from Bangkok to Singapore ranges from $84-$124 one way. This is not only a cost…
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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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