PaulMi

43 Flips | 6 Magazines | 2 Likes | 3 Following | 17 Followers | @PaulMi | Avid outdoor adventurer, photo/video and digital guru. Working on startup AdventurMe - A social Story sharing Platform for Adventurers of all Types.

Top 6 Exercise and Standing Desks to Get You in Shape While You Work

Consuming way more calories than usual this festive season? Fight against being a chair-bound slug at work with a desk that wills you to keep fit! …

My life with a treadmill desk -- e-mail and browsing at 2 mph

About a year ago, a friend of mine was raving about his standing desk. "Sitting is death," he proclaimed. Me, I couldn't see that I'd want to stand all day working. But now I've gone to the other extreme. Not only am I standing while I work, but I also walk -- and I'm loving it.<p>I've been using a …

Visualizing Health Tracking Data For Consumers And Coaches

If you're familiar with the Nudge app then you probably already know we are crazy about the different ways we can visualize data. It's at the very …

LHD 020 Learn how to Workout at work to reach 10k steps every day from LifehackrDiet Podcast: Lose Weight. Save Time. Never Diet Again! | Actionable Tips & Tricks, Interviews + More to help you.

Listen to LifehackrDiet Podcast: Lose Weight. Save Time. Never Diet Again! | Actionable Tips & Tricks, Interviews + More to help you. episodes free, …

3 Strategies

<i><br>The Secrets of Eating to Lose Weight blog post outlines how you can hack your food. This blog post touches on how you can quit the gym and be</i> …

Climbing Back Down from Obesity

Climbing Back Down from Obesity: Listening to your 10 year old Self.<p>In the early 1970’s in the once sleepy metropolis of Toronto, Canada, I played …

Flying the uncertain skies with the latest Phantom drone

"Does it shoot?" That's the first question an enthusiastic kid asks as I test-fly the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ in a London park. When the child's father finally catches up, <i>his</i> first question is: "How much is one of those?" In my incredibly short career as a drone pilot, I've been reminded how the …

Flying high above Vegas with the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drone

There's been a lot of killer gear here at NAB, from Sony's Alpha A7s to the Blackmagic URSA. But of all the gadgets that debuted in Vegas this week, I'm most obsessed with DJI's Phantom 2 Vision+ drone. This year's version represents a significant boost over 2013's model, due to one brilliant …

Apple's Upcoming Health App Is the Start of Something Huge

Apple is poised to launch a body-monitoring app known as Healthbook, tracking everything from sleep to nutrition to exercise to vital signs.<p>That's …

Indiegogo Project Seeks To Drastically Improve First-Person View For Home Drone Pilots

Drones are very fun, is something that I recently realized playing with a Parrot AR Drone 2.0 for the first time. But the image on the screen you see from most drone cameras is laggy, pixelated and generally sub-par, even if the camera on your drone itself is capable of recording much higher …

Rotorpixel Phantom 2 Vision Gimbal

3D art by Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki - Telegraph

Camera inspired by insect eyes can see 180 degrees, has almost infinite depth of field

Technologists have been drawing inspiration from the insect world for a long time. And folks working on robotics really seem to love their creepy-crawlies and buzzing arthropods. Researchers at the University of Illinois are looking to our eight-legged planet mates, not for mobility lessons, but as …

Handle Is A Priority Engine And Task Management App For Your Inbox

Menlo Ventures partner Shawn Carolan searched for over five years to find an investment tackling the problem of email overload. Carolan, who led investments in Apple-acquired Siri among others, personally faced his own productivity challenges, and after not being able to find a startup that …

AppArchitect Lets Anyone Build iOS Apps, No Coding Or Templates Necessary

Easy app creation, outside of the land of Ruby and Python, has become a huge phenomenon in the last year. And the latest company to join the fold,AppArchitect, is launching straight from our Disrupt NY stage.<p>AppArchitect lets you build custom iPhone and iPad apps using a simple drag-and-drop …

Robert Scoble will Never Live Another Day Without a Wearable Computer

Robert Scoble’s Google Glass unit was a major talking point at this year’s The Next Web Conference Europe. Whenever I saw him he was letting someone try it on, and it was surprising how many people were completely relaxed about it. The only negative response I saw was when an audience member told …

Status Board For iPad Gives You A Gorgeous, Customizable Display, Just Like A Startup

Jack Dorsey calls them Information Radiators. They’re big TVs with a bunch of slick-looking graphs and charts that give software firms a glance-able look at the status of their projects, employees, sales, data and more.<p>Unfortunately, these kinds of status boards have been out of the reach of most …

The GPS-Enabled DJI Phantom Quadcopter Makes The AR.Drone Look Like A Toy

Back in 2010, our own John Biggs rightly described Parrot’s AR.Drone as ” the coolest thing [he had] seen in a long, long time.” Since then, Parrot has launched the AR.Drone 2.0 and while it’s still a very cool gadget, quadcopters have come a very long way since 2010. Last month, the folks at DJI, …