On May 24th, the USX team summited Mt. Everest amidst 100mph winds and treacherous conditions. The team included the first active duty soldier and second combat wounded veteran to summit. I will be speaking with the USX team co-founder, Command Sergeant Major Todd Burnett, regarding the team's amazing climb and their efforts to raise awareness for mental health challenges that soldiers face.
Having trouble getting a good night’s sleep? Whether your problem is a cranky alarm clock, a hot pillow or too much stress, we’ve tracked down a number of gadgets that will improve the quality of your slumber. You can even simulate sunrise and sunset to wake yourself up more naturally!
Spring is here, so it's time to refresh your go-to gadgets and impress your friends with some new tech that is blossoming to save you time and, of course, put a new digital spring in your step. From solar charging packable lights for traveling to the immersive experience of flying through the air (thanks to virtual reality), check out some of my current top Spring gadget picks! Whether it's smart hydration or smart baby socks, these products are all about making your life streamlined and simple so you can get out and enjoy Spring more.
Harrison and Alex Chen are brothers who played ping pong with each other growing up in Taiwan. They ultimately moved in separate directions and their solution to continue to play together was to build an app connected smart robot, they called "Trainerbot." Now they can play ping pong against each other anywhere and anytime via Trainerbot. The app, together with the robot, is now showcased and sold on Kickstarter. I played it and have to say it's kinda intense and it kicked my ass. Sam Roberts also weighs in.
Marcus du Sautoy has been called one of UK’s leading scientists and most charismatic mathematicians. Amongst numerous accolades, Marcus has hosted several programs on BBC and is a professor at the University of Oxford. He even touts a discovery in the 9th dimensional space. Could his hypothesis that the secrets to the universe are in numbers and patterns hold true?
Eric has been on the forefront of filming for top network shows and programs for 36 years. A veteran in the field of camera ops, he balances technical skill with creative flair to capture the best shots. Eric has also been a freelance director for various top level networks and shows from the Olympics to Eminem concerts. An inside look at his work behind the scenes from the TODAY Show to SNL.
Bill McInnis, Reebok Head of Future, speaks to the new direction of Reebok and successful partnerships with both CrossFit and UFC. McInnis also reveals future innovations from on demand custom printed shoes to using more robots in production to going green.