Tag: beirut


Toolmaker Talk: Hind Hobeika (Butterfleye)

May 23, 2012

At a recent QS-themed event at Stanford, 3-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond described the constant stream of new technologies that make bicycles lighter and more streamlined and that provide ever more detailed monitoring of the cyclists. In contrast, innovation in swimming seems limited to controversial bathing suits. Competitive swimmer Hind Hobeika aims to…


Recap of First Beirut QS Meetup

March 26, 2012

Last Thursday, twenty people gathered in Beirut, Lebanon for the first QS meetup there. It was organized by the wonderful Hind Hobeika, and had presentations by a biomedical engineer studying human motion and a competitive outdoor sports enthusiast, as well as talks about a data analysis project on cortisone and tracking blood coagulation rate. Some pictures…