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Quantified Self: How I’m using QS tools and techniques to aid my training for civilian military style events

On Mar 20 2013, I was invited to give a talk at Quantified Self Silicon Valley on how I was using Quantified Self tools and techniques to train for civilian military style events. This is a summary of that talk with some text notes and links to appropriate resources in case others are interested. The video […] Read More⇒

I just signed up for the Canadian Death Race on Aug 1. My body wants to nervously puke and poop all at the same time.

Luckily I’m training with my friends who’ve done it before. They’ve assured me that it will be a complete suffer-fest. I think their words of reassurance were something like: “you think you hurt now – just wait until hour 10 when everything from the neck down is just one big cramp.” Thanks. I’m also grateful […] Read More⇒

Interesting reading: food that kills, augmented reality, death by board meeting, lazy people, and big ideas.

Jamie Oliver pleads with us to stop killing our kids with crappy food: www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver.html Blaise Aguera y Arcas will blow your mind with the next generation of augmented reality mapping tools. Makes Google Maps look like crayons and paper. www.ted.com/talks/blaise_aguera.html Running more effective board meetings. Not rocket science but good basic article.  www.cloudave.com/link/running-more-effective-board-meetings-at-startups It turns […] Read More⇒

Happy New Year everybody!

Here is a photo of the Club Fat Ass “Fat Ass 50 New Years Run” hosted by none other than Ean “Action” Jackson, who not only started this run 17 years ago but also managed to run it as his 100th ultra. And thanks to Sibylle Tinsel-Jackson, the Chief Fat Ass, for all the organizational […] Read More⇒