Monthly Archives: November 2010

HiRecruit 2010

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The Taiwanese government’s HiRecruit campaign aims to attract professional talent to the island.  This year, they asked me to talk about what brought me here, and why other people should do the same thing.  Check out the video below: Obviously what I really cared about […]

Skype Group Video

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Well it only took SIX YEARS.  Skype has finally added group video calling to its (all-be-it Beta) services, and we just gave it a test drive for the first time.  It took a few seconds to get going, but once in … it was a […]

Taichung Escape

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Since we will both be travelling a fair bit in the near future, Nikki and I decided to make a break for the border and head down for a weekend away in Taichung – Taiwan’s second city.  The bigger spaces, cleaner air, better weather and […]

It’s Election Time, Bitches!

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It’s time to vote, people! Yes, leave your reason and logic at the door; it’s election-time in Taiwan.  What does that mean?  Tanks.  Tanks and LEDs! Cruisin’ for a bruisin’. Underlighting. But wait a second!  Haven’t we seen these before?   2004? 2006? Shilin, 2004 […]

I strive to create great things, resulting in satisfied people

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“I strive to create great things, resulting in satisfied people” It took me several hours, multiple attempts, over many months to write that simple sentence, but I think it sums me up.  I am, by training, an Industrial Designer and Mechanical Engineer.  However I seem […]

Artist at Work

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Somehow this photo seems to freeze frame a few of the individuals at large in Austin.  It must be noted that the guy was using luminous paints to capture his scene.

Perfect Weather

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Enjoying a very nice afternoon in the sun.  I am hitting the ‘sweet spot’ with the weather right now.  Lovely.