Category Archives: traveling

Understanding “misunderstood LA”

The ongoing transformation of LA is something I get pretty enthusiastic about, so I was very excited when I got interviewed by The Guardian to share some of my favorite LA topics including bikes, buses, bougainvillea, The Big Parade, and hot … Continue reading

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See you in the future

Attention New Yorkers (and designy folks who will be in town for ICFF), I wanted to let you know about this very exciting event I’m helping to organize for NYCxDESIGN: the Gizmodo Home of the Future! Yes, we are building … Continue reading

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A Walker in D.F.

I was lucky enough to find myself in Mexico City earlier this month to speak at the pedestrian advocacy conference Ciudad Péaton. While there, I fell in love. Mexico City is like nowhere else on earth in that it’s both … Continue reading

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Angels Landing

While driving home from Colorado we veered slightly off the 15 and stumbled upon the adventure wonderland that is Zion National Park. I had driven through the area several times a decade before and thought for certain I’d been to … Continue reading

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Rolling out

I’m heading off on a few adventures—judging the Sappi Ideas That Matter awards, catching up with family, and road-tripping through the western third of the country—so posting will be slow or nonexistent for a spell. Enjoy your summer!

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Desert caravan

Our initial destination was a secret spot in the desert, an off-brand Joshua Tree without the crowds. But because it was the end of July, and you’d be damn crazy to go to the desert in the end of July, no … Continue reading

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Saying Hi

I’ve really been enjoying Hi, a new website that lets you attach photos and text to a location, then, if you’d like, add a longer story that they call “a moment.” Co-founder Craig Mod wrote an awesome piece with more … Continue reading

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What I learned at CAMP

Earlier this month there was a New York Times story (and a New Yorker story, and an NPR story) about the proliferation of summer camps for adults. Each camp is different, of course, but here’s the basic premise: Tech addicts pay … Continue reading

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Beth & Robin

Just back from Denver and the wedding of my sister Beth to the adorable Robin. It was a whirlwind and emotional week, as these things often are, but I luckily got to spend plenty of time with my sister, including … Continue reading

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Disney dad

It’s hard to see in this photo but my dad is wearing a Mickey Mouse shirt, which is appropriate because we call him Disney Dad—he’s always trying to maximize our fun (sometimes a little too much fun). I’m heading off … Continue reading

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