A Dana Life
The Most Boring Stream on Twitch Apr 16
A whole year of this. Aimlessly driving down American roads. This was my experience the year I lived in a van.
It’s also been a whole year since I quietly launched this channel on Twitch.tv. I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect much response. As entertainment...
Tripbot, the Adventure Robot Apr 15
For the past year I’ve been running a slow-tv art project. It’s comprised of an immense trove of my own dashcam footage, plus a custom chatbot to interact with the footage. I’m writing this to announce that I’ve made the source code to Tripbot publicly...
Post-Adventure Summary Jan 13
Weeks in: 47
Distance traveled: 17,638 miles
Current location: hats.cone.gent[?]
Eleven months ago today, I reversed my campervan out of my driveway in San Francisco and set forth on a magnificent adventure. I had ended my lease, put my possessions...
Map: Adventure So Far (v2) Sep 26
Since everyone enjoyed the last map of the adventure, I’ve updated the map to reflect the journey thus far. When this map was created I was outside of Dallas, TX, having come from the East.
There’s one last leg this map is missing… from Texas to Los...
Disaster! Sep 24
Weeks in: 30
Distance traveled: 13,465 miles
Current location: sends.embraced.cons[?]
After a nice visit to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, my check engine light went on. There was no unusual noise or behavior when the light turned on, so I continued...
Jump Into My Passenger Seat Aug 20
I’m really excited to announce a new project I’ve been working on:
You know those TV channels that are just 24/7 fishtanks or yule logs? This is basically the same idea, but it’s driving footage from my van adventure.
Sit back, relax, and let me...
Trip Report: Yosemite Apr 6
Weeks in: 7
Distance traveled: 2381 miles
Current location: wedge.buck.chops[?]
After swinging through San Francisco for a little bit of comfort, I got back on the road. My next stop was one of my very favorite places on the planet, Yosemite National...