Google Helpouts

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

What’s intriguing about Google’s new Helpouts is that it could encroach on a TON of startups, everything from Verbling (peer-to-peer language learning through video chat) to Skillshare (platform for hosting real life classes on anything) to 7 Cups of Tea (YC startup for getting emotional help online). Google had been using my college campus to […]

Changing the game: Light field cameras

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Pretty much the most badass technology to come out of Silicon Valley in a long time. It’s a completely new camera technology that lets you “shoot first, focus later.” As described by one of Lytro’s investors: People often refer to taking a picture as capturing the moment, but conventional photography does not really capture the […]

I was pondering signing up for Getaround.

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Decided not to. If I was living in a city and car-free, I could see myself using carsharing as a renter quite a bit. But right now, and from a car owner’s point of view, it’s just not at all a good idea. I love the concept of communal property for the sake of efficiency, and even […]

Everything leads to everything else.