Tokyo Marathon 2011 final report (better late than never!)

It’s been almost 6 months now since I completed the Tokyo Marathon 2011 whilst wearing the iRun. Following the big day itself I needed at least a week to get over the physical and psychological trauma that I had inflicted upon myself through carrying out this stunt – and then just as I was about […]

As it Happens

Off all the ‘as it happens’ videos / broadcasts I’ve seen up until now, this is definitely the most impressive. Wonderful photography, superb post-production – and they did all this off solar and battery power?! See more of this kind of stuff at As It Happens from renan ozturk on Vimeo.

Solar Powered Marathon Samurai

This was the scene last night at Tokyo Hackerspace as I was suited up in solar-powered armor. It’s the first time I’ve seen such large flexible solar panels. They may end up as a part of my Tokyo Marathon costume.

Google Goggles: makes me feel I am living in the future

I’ve lost count of the number of times this year I’ve been blown away by some new form of technology. There’s been the iPhone, the iPad, the Love+ app for iPad & iPhone. It happened again tonight: I’m watching a DVD with a friend. It’s set in England. There’s a scene filmed in the grounds […]