REI opts out of Black Friday

Posted on Posted in Thoughts

Kudos to REI for opting out of Black Friday and doubling down on their core values.  For anyone that’s been an REI member and experienced the exceptional culture and practices of the 75+ year old retailer, this probably doesn’t come as a huge surprise as REI has always stood in a league of it’s own […]

Waze

Posted on Posted in Los Angeles, Tech, Travel

With Carmogeddon looming less than 12 hours away I want to go over Waze, a navigation app that I think will prove much more disruptive than a 53 hour shutdown of the 405. By disruptive I mean that this little startup has the potential to revolutionize one of the least favorite parts of many peoples […]