Happy New Year!

2014 Year in Review

Books consumed (alllll the books!)

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
Divergent (The Divergent Series)
Insurgent (The Divergent Series)
The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Half the Sky
There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, And He Hanged Himself
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union
Wool (The Silo Saga)
Shift (The Silo Saga)
Dust (The Silo Saga)
Masters of Doom
The $11 Billion Year
Flash Boys
The Sports Gene
The Lowland
A Tale for the Time Being
Managing Humans
Being Geek
The Light Between Oceans
Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree
Unaccustomed Earth
This Is Where I Leave You
The Martian
The Alchemist
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
Catfish and Mandala
Zero to One
Whistling Vivaldi
Proof: The Science of Booze
The Alliance
The Golem and the Jinni
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Yes Please
Joel on Software
The Male Factor
Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science
The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards
The Book Thief
The Sixth Extinction
City of Thieves

Places traveled


Patagonia (Argentina)

Patagonia (Argentina)
Washington, D.C.
Utah: Zion, Bryce, and Arches National Parks
New York City

Redwood National and State Parks

Redwood National and State Parks
Black Rock City
Canary Islands



New Zealand

New Zealand

Animals sighted

Magellanic penguins in Trelew

Magellanic penguins in Trelew
Orcas and dolphins (sadface) and baby parakeets at Loro Parque
Baby kangaroos in Australia
Whitetip reef sharks and parrotfish on the Great Barrier Reef

Sheep in New Zealand

Sheep in New Zealand
Fur seals and bottlenose dolphins in Milford Sound
Yellow-eyed penguins in Dunedin

Races run

Kaiser Permanente SF Half Marathon
DeCelle Memorial Lake Tahoe Relay
JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge
Ragnar Relay Napa Valley
Nike Women’s Half Marathon SF

On stage at…

Girls Teaching Girls to Code
USA Science and Engineering Festival
YC Hacks
St. Francis High School Holy Cross Assembly
TechCrunch Disrupt SF
Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
Twitter Flight #womeninflight
above all human

Fancy photos taken…

by Steven Simko

Josh Robenstone, The Age http://www.theage.com.au/it-pro/expertise/how-pinterest-engineer-tracy-chou-is-closing-the-silicon-valley-gender-gap-20141211-1232qk.html

by Josh Robenstone

Melanie Acevedo, Hearst

by Melanie Acevedo

Maria Del Rio, Refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/pinterest-office#slide-3

by Maria Del Rio

Michael George http://instagram.com/migeophoto

by Michael George

Other miscellaneous stats

95 yoga classes at Urban Flow
758 git commits to Pinterest’s codebase
3 products shipped to partners

Here’s to 2015!