Electric Wheel

So I am transforming my wife’s tricycle into an electric one. Bought a front wheel with an brushless electric motor, the controller, accelerator and breaks BUT it came with no batteries! So now I am talking to some battery manufacturers to get the correct battery (Voltage, Amps per Hour, Capacity and so on…) and the right connectors and casing for it. Getting there 🙂

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Be my Manatee

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A play on words from the popular TV show 30 Rock – NBC.com “I will be your mentor, and you my manatee”.

Idea that has been brewing after I found the app Be My Eyes

Why not a Be my Nerd? Be my Mechanic? Be my Stylist?

When you want help, you want it from a person, right then and there – you don’t want to search on Google and sift through thousands of pages, videos and tutorials that do not apply to you.

You want to get an expert on the phone and show them what is going on…

Open the app, choose a problem category and the system will start ringing the experts – once one picks up, your session starts.

Thought the expert was helpful? Donate some money for his time – he will be very thankful – and you’ll be able to call him back if necessary.



So, turning 41 today… on my way to planning the next 40+ years of my life 🙂

Got myself the new AppleTV which now accepts Apps from developers! Exciting possibilities I see for education… potentialize “Joint Media Engagement” to enhance cognitive gains of educational entertainment.

At night went out with Dri, Ricky and Marcos to the Sundance Steakhouse for dinner then some drinks in downtown Palo Alto. Nice and calm 🙂


Ricky in Town

My brother-in-law arrived today : ) He’s looking for a job around the area.

Took him briefly to the Cantor Art Center and then Dri did some Almond Cheese for us!

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Outdoor Office

While Dri was teaching her class at home, I went to Stanford and found a nice outdoor office space then had a nice big salad for lunch…

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Farmer's Market

Sooo nice to be have these here… great produce – even though winter is coming and a few stands were not there anymore… Dri also loving to collect leaves from our neighbors (yikes!) and looking at all the Halloween decorations.

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