- E-Sky CP2 R/C Heli
6-channel R/C helicopter. I'm very good at crashing it, I repair it at this desk.
(note the 1337 CNC aftermarket swashplate) www.ebay.ca www.helidirect.com
- Next on my reading list
Next on my reading list: Yellow Dog, by Martin Amis www.abebooks.com (customer since 1998)
Rent checks (yeah, I am a land baron but I rent way below market rates):
Suite advertised on vancouver.craigslist.ca
nuun low-sugar electrolyte tabs. Gotta keep fueled up for tomorrow's training ride www.mec.ca
- Spare Europhone battery
I keep a prepaid mobile dumbphone for Europe travel. Techno ringtones! www.orange.fr
- Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans
Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans. Haven’t dared taste them yet. www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnWh8ZYZvnM
- My Gal
My gal, before she was a gal.
- Nikon D70s
Nikon D70s. Old school, but not as old school as the lens beneath monitor 2. www.bccamera.com
- Analog barometer
Analog barometer, no batteries required. Calibration check for my mad project on right-hand side of desk. Today's forecast: "Variable" www.leevalley.com
Reference material. Cognitive Surplus, by Clay Shirky. www.amazon.ca
- What day is it?
Hmmm, devs haven't been very busy, must be Friday...
- Dual monitors FTW
Two monitors, because awesome.
- Repo man
$ git pull
remote: Counting objects: 45, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (34/34), done.
remote: Total 34 (delta 17), reused 0 (delta 0)
Unpacking objects: 100% (34/34), done.
* [new branch] feature/CM-2950 -> origin/feature/CM-2950
[[email protected] ~/changemakers.com (develop)] $
- Tactical flashlight
'Sipik' ultra bright LED tactical flashlight - direct from China www.focalprice.com (they also sell genuine sci-phones)
- Analog notebook
Gotta jot my non-cloud notes and sketches somewhere. www.assemblyoftext.com
- Mineral crystal
Old scratched mineral crystal from my watch, replaced with sapphire crystal which will last way longer than
I will. Bling! www.momentumwatch.com thegermanwatchmaker.sites.ca
- Special iPhone, previously frozen
Obligatory iPhone 4 (not even 4s). Irrational attachment ever since it was found a month after I dropped it on the icy summit of a mountain
in sourthern Oregon. www.catskimtbailey.com
- Ashoka Changemakers
My work. Building and stewarding www.changemakers.com for the good of all humankind.
- Spare moments
I usually have a few tabs open here and there, pour le divertissement intellectuel.
slashdot.org, gizmodo.com, arduino.cc, news.google.ca, jalopnik.com, plus.google.com.
- Wide open
Serious portrait glass. Nikkor 35-70mm f2.8. www.ebay.ca
- All together now!
Cypress ski passes for the kids. cypressmountain.com
- Size doesn't always count
Amazing what a quad-core i7 Mac Mini with 16 gigs of RAM and an SSD can do
- Even more mad startup science
Touch screen interface for my mad startup project. Even Nest doesn't have that. nest.com
- More mad startup science
Remote wireless weather sensor: temperature, atmospheric pressure, humidity, transmits via that 2.4 gHz module to the main
- My mad startup project
Combining internet of things software with hardware to wirelessly monitor an entire home's energy footprint (electric + gas, natch),
record it online, and give users ability to show the world and their friends how much they have reduced their carbon footprint,
instead of just how much money they've saved. I hack on this in the evening. www.sainsmart.com www.arduino.cc
- It's Washington on the line
The "red" phone (yes, I know it's black) Connected to a VoIP adapter, it gives me a local DC number. www.future-nine.com
My desk, after a week of work and play. Feel free to explore.