Boston trip photos

I had the opportunity to spend a month in Boston this spring and have to say that I was impressed  at how many photo opportunities there were. It’s a really pretty city. 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⇒

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⇒

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⇒