Category Archives: Individuals

Interview: Michael Grodsky, Founder of Aquarius Financial

Michael Grodsky is a musician turned financial planner who now specializes in health insurance for artists. Michael shares how he made that transition and more. Creative professionals of all types will find this interview insightful. I love Michael’s quirky sense … Continue reading

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January 31, 2011: 31 Reasons why 2011 was Wonderful to Me

Originally posted on Facebook on Monday, January 31, 2011 at 10:49pm I took a look back at the first 31 days of 2011 and listed a few highlights. I couldn’t squeeze them all in – that’s a good thing.  Regardless, … Continue reading

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Superconnect: Harnessing the Power of Networks and the Strength of Weak Links

Recently, I finished the excellent book Superconnect: Harnessing the Power of Networks and the Strength of Weak Links by Richard Koch and Greg Lockwood. It dives into how networks work and makes the argument that weak links(partially defined as people … Continue reading

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Making youself More Valuable

My friend Alex Lightman, is one of the most productive posters I know who uses Facebook daily to inform his network, friends, and change the world.  He recently posted a list of books on ways to make oneself more valuable … Continue reading

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The Future Engine: How Science Fiction Catalyzes Technology and Transforms Society

The Future Engine: How Science Fiction Catalyzes Technology and Transforms Society   Insightful talk by author and futurist, Alex Lightman. I absolutely love the way this person thinks.    

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Finding Your Unique Genius

About a year or so ago, I was introduced to Aaron Ross founder of Pebblestorm who helps people make money through enjoyment. Ever since then I closely follow his work and activities which  inspire some of my current efforts. In … Continue reading

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Machine Project: Los Angeles Based Arts & Educational Center

Machine Project, a Los Angeles Center for arts, education (featuring a variety of Do it Yourself technology. Open Source Satellite Project, presented by Song Hojun at the Machine Project in April, 2010. Related Links Song Hojun on VIMEO. Free Do … Continue reading

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Crash Space: Presentation by Mark Frauenfelder

Last night, I checked out a Los Angeles area hackerspace known as Crash Space.  They describe themselves as “a collection of hackers, programmers, builders, makers, artists and people who generally like to break things and see what new things we … Continue reading

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Irec: Robert M. White, NASA Inventions, Ben Monder

Robert Michael White – X-15 experimental pilot and Major General. Above and Beyond; An Extra Two Seconds. 10 NASA Inventions You Might Use Everyday. Guitarist, Ben Monder performing  live set in NYC on April 28, 2004.

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Yoga @ Home

I often work out of my house and find the experience unique challenging. It’s  easy to wake up and start working without any type of break. I integrate some basic hatha yoga postures  into my daily routine whether or not … Continue reading

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