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May The Fourth Be With You

In celebration of May 4th (may the “fourth/force” be with you) I present you with a documentary that I made 15 years ago with one of my closest friends while a student in film school. On the surface it is … Continue reading

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Announcing dxMag

I’m proud to announce that I’ve launched an online magazine about design. It has a strong focus on design in Saigon, Vietnam as that’s where I have been living for the past three years, but it also has articles from … Continue reading

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Vastness, Not Holiness

One of the zen stories most often cited by my Zen Master was “Vastness, Not Holiness”. He would often speak of his experiences back country skiing as an activity that drives this story home. It was standing in the midst … Continue reading

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RIP Ewheat

“Whatever comes up in the the sky after 5 is the reason is why we live.” We’ll miss you brother.

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Pushing Yourself to the Limit – 1994

My dad uncovered a video that I made for a school assignment when I was 15 years old. It’s an embarrassing if not wonderful time capsule of sorts. I still enjoy kung fu, rock climbing, and film making all these … Continue reading

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Performance issues with Crucial SSD and OS X Mavericks – Solved!

A year ago I brought new life to my 2009 Mac Book Pro by doubling the RAM, installing OS X Mountain Lion, and replacing the internal HDD with a SSD (Solid State Drive) by Crucial. Everything was just – faster … Continue reading

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DX-3: Design is Delicious

My third design exchange event will be held on November 20th at Cargo Bar here in Saigon, Vietnam! Join the facebook group or sign up for the mailing list for more information.  

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Shattered Sound – 15 Year Anniversary

In the summer of 1998, members of cyber gang Lotek took a weekend and a now totally obscure music composition tool named Buzz Tracker and collaborated on an album. It featured six artists, twelve tracks, and is now avaiable for … Continue reading

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I Want To Be A Gardener

I’ve made a lot of mistakes in love and relationships. I’ve caused and felt more than enough suffering. When a relationship is in termoil, or terminates, it can feel like the end of the world, but it’s actually just the … Continue reading

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Foodshot Video

A video promotion for a food journal app called Foodshot. The app was created by my designer friend Vinh Tran, and co-staring the lovely Helly Tong ^^. Contributions: Copy editing, Acting, Voice Over.

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