I checked off another segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trails this morning with amazing simultaneous vistas of the Bay and Pacific Ocean. Along the way I came across this cool monument that was apparently the place early explorers stood when they discovered the Bay in 1769.
At my first hackathon in Seattle this weekend, I had a great time working alongside World Vision to build an immersive virtual reality experience to showcase projects on the ground utilizing Google Cardboard. We named it, "Vision Caster", and ended up winning one of the prizes!
As a way of celebrating my 35th birthday, I decided a couple of days ago to run my age in miles for my birthday today. So early this morning I headed over to the nearby mountain ridge and did a 35 mile out-and-back run through three different trail systems.
The idea was simple enough; in a single day, we wanted to wake up and surf in the ocean, snow ski in the mountains, then climb in the desert. We successfully pulled it off, and it was a blast! Here's the story of that day...
Hyperlapse is a fun new app from the folks at Instagram (or Facebook) that allows you to produce incredibly smooth time lapse videos. Not exactly sure how I would use this app yet, I experimented with it by recording a bicycle and motorcycle commute along the Tennessee back roads.