Who shops at Whole Foods for their Sahara Odyssey ? Me, that’s who. I know it is crazy but, they are open late, the staff is friendly and they have great cheese… I went to MEC and besides picking up 25 Clif bars I also picked up a series of meals in a pouch from … Continue reading Clif Bars
Preparations for the MDS are continuing. I have this giant battle with the sleeping bag. I know I want a sleeping bag that is as light as possible but goes down to 0C. Now I can’t think of a single store in Toronto where the sleeping bags are organized by weight and temperatures – maybe … Continue reading Sleeping a la belle etoile
Hello Hello! You start a blog and you think that you will have time to write, because you like to write and you want to keep in touch and suddenly (well actually is it not that sudden!), you realize that running a software firm and blogging can perhaps not coexist. But I am not the … Continue reading Hot to Trot…
I am sitting here with Amos – my best crazy friend, also known as a "Granola" but that’s a long story… Continue reading Dinner at 155 Lisgar
The first time I found out about IT Conversations and listened to Tim O’Reilly in The Software Paradigm Shift in 2003, I thought: how brilliant, mp3s for my ipod, great listening material for plane trips and excellent learning materials but then IT Conversations just continued to get better. From IT’s website: "IT Conversations is a … Continue reading IT Conversations
A wonderful example of nice flash programming and xml. Ten by Ten uses images to give us the big picture. An interesting visual exercise. Ten by Ten currently gathers news from media outlets such as Reuters World News, BBC World Edition and the New York Times International News. Every hour, 10×10 collects the 100 words … Continue reading Ten by Ten – A Visual Exploration
Ah, get me home! Long day today. Run in the morning instead of the end of day. Spent a couple of hours at Ryerson Multimedia Research Lab and had to play catch up the entire day. Schedules, schedules, schedules. Panic is setting in. The Marathon des Sables is now in a few months and I … Continue reading Get me home!
The Marathon des Sables is one of the world thoughest foot races: Marathon des Sables . 7 days, 240 kilometres, 120 degrees. Running, walking… putting one foot in front of the other for the duration of the race. I am now officially registered. Continue reading Marathon des Sables