A couple of years ago, I received a parking ticket. Not an ordinary ticket because my car was parked in the wrong section, or forgot to fill up the meter, no I got one because I was 10 Centimeter in the lower section of the curb. The ticket claimed I was blocking potential handicap people […]
Converse Chuck Stars & Stripes
While walking on Market Street in San Francisco, I walked by the Converse store. Check out the Chuck Taylor Converse sneakers Stars & Stripes wall for 9/11! Never forget!
Will You Work for Free?
Would you work for free? Would you spend 20 minutes on the phone with somebody you have never met, knowing they will make a good amount of money based on the conversation you had over the phone? Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for helping out strangers to extend my network, or keeping up with my […]
Just Lost a Week of Life – Turns Out… I’m Allergic for Antibiotics
I just found out that I’m allergic for a certain type of antibiotics; Amoxicillin. And I found out the hard way, loosing a full week in the painful process. From now on, I’ll have to carry a note saying what medication I cannot have, as the next time I get an attack after taking these […]
Hellenic Heritage at Folsom & Third street in San Francisco
Last Sunday I learned there is a specific Neighborhood in San Francisco with a big Hellenic Heritage. It’s a part of SOMA where Greek immigrants settled in the early 1900’s. I learned this by paying attention to the signs and plagues placed on the sides of the streets to remind people what has happened in the past. […]
@Instagram, I Request a New Feature, Will You Listen..?
Dear Instagram, I really like your product, and Instagram is my preferred way of sharing pictures with people who have chosen to follow me on their mobile smart phone. I love your filters, I love the way I can follow what my friends are up to, leave comments and like their pictures real easily! However, with […]
OMG I Joined AirBnB
OMG, just like that, I switched jobs! Just after 14 months I’m moving from Geeknet, to AirBnB to head up their Global SEO efforts. New Adventures Begin With my departure from eBay last year, after almost 10 years, I got the chance to see different companies from up close. Geeknet was somewhat familiar territory, as […]
How To Become a San Francisco Hipster
A couple of weeks ago I made some radical changes. I shaved my head with an electric hair clipper and for fun I groomed my unshaved face with a moustache. I could only do this because my family was still spending time back in The Netherlands. The first time my daughter saw me on Skype, she started […]
Dreamforce 2012 San Francisco Traffic Nightmare
Another week, another technology conference. Just short of a week after the announcement of the iPhone 5 by Apple, is now SalesForce taking up the whole of the Moscone Center in San Francisco for their yearly Dreamforce conference. The city of San Francisco is probably very happy right now with SalesForce. Not only do they […]
Ustream Flashmob at Apple iPhone 5 Launch
Where can you get free publicity with a Flashmob? Right at an Apple launch event. So with the launch of the iPhone 5 this morning, here in San Francisco, Ustream organized a flashmog. I saw the group early on making preparations, so I kept my camera ready to film. Here are two video’s of the Flashmob, […]
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