Iko (feat. Lizzo)
Iko (feat. Lizzo)
Dennis Bonilla has been a user experience designer, software developer, and digital strategist and is currently the Chief Technology Officer for a VR start-up. Dennis co-founded Unified Pop Theory with his friends. Dennis is a trend finder and idea maker who is inspired by individuals that believe the world can be changed one great project at a time. Dennis can be reached on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+.
Felix Baumgartner is slated to do a 120,000 foot skydive from the edge of space on Sunday, through the Red Bull Stratos Program. An attempt on Tuesday was cancelled due to weather. It’s an inspiring feat– defying gravity to get to the edge of space and shirking common sense by jumping out of a perfectly good… balloon.
While Baumgartner is at it, he will be breaking the sound barrier, going mach speed– like Chuck Yeager without the X-1. Incidentally, Yeager broke the sound barrier October 14, 1947. Baumgartner may potentially be doing it again sans aircraft October 14, 2012. As Matt Scott puts it: “To infinity and beyond… and back again…”
The 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT runs from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. I’ve been attending the Grand Prix as part of the SocialGP group and trying to take pictures and share them whenever possible. My friends and I showed up early on Saturday to check out the paddock and enjoy the sights and sounds of the qualifying cars.
Big Bird may have stolen the show during the first 2012 Presidential Debates when Governor Mitt Romney said he was going to cut subsidies to PBS. “I like PBS. I love Big Bird… but I am not going to keep spending money on things [we have] to borrow money from China to pay for,” Romney said. This was a rallying point for the Million Puppet March. Three days before the 2012 election on Saturday, November 3, over 1000 people gathered on the National Mall in protest. Some attendees dressed as muppets, and many with puppets, to support public media such as PBS and NPR…