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Comstock Magazine article on wearables

    Comstock’s Magazine in Sacramento has just published an article on 2015 being the year of the wearables. My good friend Sally Edwards and I are quoted in it. Sally is a best-selling author, entrepreneur, professional triathlete, speaker, and technologist. She is one of the pioneers in the Olympic sport of triathlon and also […] Read More⇒

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’m in the June/July/August issue of Backbone Magazine talking about cleantech in Canada

Backbone Magazine has just published a great overview of the cleantech sector in Canada that contains quotes from a number of notable people in the space including Kirk Washington (Yaletown Venture Partners), Victoria Smith (BC Hydro), Rick Whittaker (Sustainable Development Technology Canada), Raul Pacheco-Vega (UBC), Helen Goodland (Lighthouse Sustainable Building Centre) and me. Thanks to […] Read More⇒

Startup Lessons Learned Simulcast this Friday April 23rd in Vancouver. Learn how to build fast-cycle lean startups.

I’m super excited to be part of the crew (along with Bootup Entrepreneurial Society) bringing the Startup Lessons Learned conference to town via simulcast this Friday April 23rd. For those of you who don’t know, the Lean Startup movement (a derivative of lean manufacturing) was kicked off by Eric Ries, formerly of Imvu. It has […] Read More⇒

I’m in this week’s Business in Vancouver talking about cloud computing

I’m quoted in this week’s Business in Vancouver, discussing cloud computing, along with my industry colleague Sarah Morton from Backbone Systems (a recent sponsor of the Vancouver Cloud Camp.) I’m glad Curt got my favourite line in there, courtesy of Vancouver’s world-famous sci-fi author, William Gibson: “the future is already here, it just isn’t widely […] Read More⇒