All posts tagged society

Review of the Wearable Technologies Conference July 22/23 2013

(This post is —regrettably— 6 months late, an eternity in this market. I’m posting it anyway, as it still contains quite a bit of useful information)  The second-ever Wearable Technologies Conference hosted and run by Wearable Technologies AG (link) from Germany, was held here in San Francisco July 22/23. Attendees came from R&D labs, early-stage idea […] 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⇒

Bon Voyage Jeffrey Walker. You made the world a better place. I’ll miss you.

I spent much of yesterday mourning, remembering and celebrating the passing of a true renaissance man from our lives back into the Universe. On September 1, 2009, Jeffrey Walker – father, husband, son, musician, artist, creator, company builder, martini-drinker, guitar player, blogger, and all around crazy interesting soul – left us all behind for the […] Read More⇒

A Range Rover that gets 60mpg? Sign me up.

Check out the concept Range Rover that is aiming for 60mpg courtesy of this article over at Fast Company by Ariel Schwartz. Wow. This thing can get 60mpg??? I’ll believe it when I see it. But I have to say that it triggers some deep techno-lust for this geek. Read More⇒