What's In My Bag?

Posted by Aaron West at 8:00 AM in ColdFusion, Personal, Flex, Flash

Go bag, man sack, man purse, whatever you want to call it, I first got the idea to post what I carry around day-to-day from the Lifehacker site. That was several months ago, and now that I've received my new Flash on the Beach TimBuk2 bag (thanks Ted!), I decided to reveal the contents of my bag.

1. TimBuk2 "Flash on the Beach" speaker bag. I won this bag in a charity eBay auction by Ted Patrick (Adobe Flex Evangelist)
2. Halls cough drops (it's winter you know)
3. Giorgio Armani glasses case
4. Flask Andy Matthews gave me
5. 5th Generation iPod (Black iPod Video)
6. Truck keys (for my 2005 Nissan Titan)
7. MacBook Pro Front Row remote
8. Hacked Mont Blanc pen (see this for details)
9. SanDisk Cruzer Micro 2 GB USB drive
10. Head phone adapter for the Treo 700p
11. Treo 700p USB cable
12. Treo 700p Smartphone
13. Generic iPod headphones (backup pair)
14. Tommy Hilfiger business card wallet
15. Double headphone jack for 2 person listening
16. Extra Treo stylus (w/ built-in pen)
17. Logitech VX Revolution wireless mouse (best mouse ever)
18. Apple iPhone (best phone ever)
19. iPhone USB cable
20. VGA to DVI adapter for presenting from MacBook Pro's
21. Wi-Fi Spy wireless network detector
22. AT&T USB AIR card
23. Jawbone Bluetooth headset (best headset ever)
24. iPhone-specific headphones with pause and track advance button
25. Latest issue of Wired magazine
26. MacBook Pro with 2.6 GHz proc, 4 GB RAM (work computer)
27. MacBook Pro with 2.6 GHz proc, 4 GB RAM (personal computer)

Not pictured:
I typically carry a power adapter for my laptop, but with 2 laptops now I keep power adapters at work and at home.

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This entry was posted by Aaron West on December 28, 2007 at 8:00 AM. It was filed in the following categories: ColdFusion, Personal, Flex, Flash. It has been viewed 26745 times and has 7 comments.

7 Responses to What's In My Bag?

  1. Holy cow! I thought I carried a lot of stuff in my backpack. You put me to SHAME!

  2. Your little man-purse... technology on the go!!!

  3. Best POST ever!

  4. @Ben, @Andy, ya'll should blog what you carry in your bags. I love getting ideas on new things to carry (like the infamous survival pack in an Altoid's can).

  5. Haha, I still beat you on this one :-)

    You may have few iPhones more than I have ( actually I have none, I just have 3 simple phones that anyway I hate carry with me, ummm ) and one laptop plus, but I have 3-4 chocolate bars with me all the time, deo, perfume , shower gel ( actually all the set, you never know where you may end up when traveling ) my photo camera and its charger, two 2 GB USB sticks, my windows CD and drivers CD. Ummm, I think I may have more, but I do not remember now and I am too lazy to go search.


  6. How far do you travel to carry all this? I usually have about half of that: Laptop, power supply, travel mouse, personal phone, work phone, Front Row Remote, biro, pad, and nano + headphones, wireless network detector, and VGA to DVI adapter.

  7. Andy, I carry the bag from my house to my garage (attached) and from the parking lot into work. Not very far at all. However, when I travel (which is relatively often) I carry the same stuff. Sometimes I carry two bags - one TimBuk2 bag for each of the MacBook Pro's. It just depends on the trip.