#2013 was rad! Here is some stuff.

First off, I have no idea how to blog. Please bare with me here

Here is a list of awesome things that happened in 2013:

(In absolutely no order)

  • I hung out with Hiromi a lot
  • Hiromi got promoted. yay
  • Hiromi and I bought a condo in Chicago
  • I continued to grow and work at the company that Dylan and I founded
  • I worked with rad people (and still do!)
  • I purchased a few awesome domains
  • I got a better company name
  • I continued to be a part of a secret cabal of great people
  • I played around with bitcoins
  • I played around with home automation
  • I played around with loud speakers
  • I learned a lot about golang.
  • I hacked on many raspberry pi boards
  • I continued to use VI
  • I used a lot of sublime edit 2 (now 3)
  • I played enough minecraft for 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • I ate at a lot of great restaurants
  • I was on the team that won a Webby
  • I made my parents car zebra striped
  • I spoke publically a LOT
  • I did a TED talk about the future of politics for TED U at TED
  • I was on TV a lot
    • In Italy
    • In Singapore
    • In Australia
    • In Japan
    • In the UK
  • I was in the news a bunch
  • I was mentioned in a couple of books
  • One of the books talked about how terrible I was
  • I was on the cover of an italian music magazine
  • I called German data laws stupid in the german press
  • I filmed a game show with a bunch of comedians
  • I co-wrote an editorial for the New York Times
  • I complained a lot
  • I played three pro-werewolf games
  • I sledded and almost died
  • Google searches for “‘harper reed’ speedo” contain more results
  • I said “awesome” a bit less
  • I, unfortunantly, used “lol” in chat more
  • I traveled a lot
  • I stayed in many insane hotels
  • Hiromi was able to accompany me on a lot of the trips
  • I visited six of the seven continents
  • I visited the following countries:
    • Australia
    • Chile
    • England
    • Germany
    • Hong Kong
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Macao
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • Switzerland
  • I flew around 184,922 miles
  • I flew 18 different airlines
  • I visited 39 airports
  • I became a mileage weirdo and “earned” status on two airlines
  • I hung out with a few insane people
  • I met a bunch of people who I hope to interact with again
  • I prepared for 2014
  • I ripped all my CDs to FLAC (hopefully for the last time)
  • I purchased jogging pants jeans
  • I bought four button up shirts
  • I purchased a tuxedo
  • I now own five button up shirts
  • I listened to a lot of terrible music via some nice headphones
  • I watched my brother juggle fire
  • I got my dad a foghorn
  • I played around with fiverr a bunch
  • One day on twitter I fixed everyone’s problems
  • One day on twitter I annoyed all of my friends
    • ok. I annoyed my friends more than one day
  • I made a lot of jokes
  • I went to inauguration
  • I went to a White House holiday party
  • I purchased a couple meteorites
  • I met a guy who has the largest meteorite collection in the world.
  • I talked to a brother about meteorites
  • I participated in the Seven on Seven competition
  • I got a couples massage with a world famous artist
  • I got asked about the NSA a lot
  • I learned a lot about the NSA from various new sources
  • I spent a bit of time at News Limited and The Guardian
  • I communicated via PGP way more than 2012
  • I hated using GPG
  • I never found an answer to why I track a lot of data about myself
  • I continued to track a lot of data about myself
  • I tweeted 7,722 times
  • I retweeted 1,585 people
  • I completed 63 books on my Kindle
  • I walked 1,620,867 steps according to my fitbit
  • That seems to be about 5,178 steps a day
    • I only wore my fitbit 313 days :(
  • I lost two pounds
  • I used public transportation 530 times
  • I listened to 16,904 songs according to Last.fm
  • I uploaded 647 photos to flickr, instagram or twitter
  • I ignored linkedin and facebook
  • I forgot a lot of cool stuff that I did in 2013
  • I did not post one blog entry

I imagine I forgot a lot of awesome things. It was a great year. I can’t wait for 2014!

Yay!

Here are some pictures from the 2013:

</param></param></param></embed>