EDC: An every day carry is the set of items you always have on your person. The internet has enabled a community of people who take their EDC very seriously (me included). You can see some great examples of the type of gear people carry over at http://everyday-carry.com/
Here is a photo of mine.
NOW GONE FROM THE INTERWOBS :(
is my phone. HTC Dream (also known as the G1) which I have had for 3
years now. It's running Cyanogenmod 6 (Android 2.2 based)
Underneath that is a handkerchief, which is a surprisingly useful to have with you.
My key ring is pretty boring, except it has a utili-key on it.
wallet is what I am most proud of. I use a simple money clip to hold
all my cards together. It also has slots for a swiss army knife, a USB
key, a mini bic lighter and a Quark Mini.
The whole thing is made out of duct tape. This revision number 3. I
have been trying to figure out an alternative way to keep all those
cards, because it does not work if I have to add or remove a card. Some
kind of elastic pouch or maybe a pocket with a secured flap. I'd also
love to find a light that was flat so as to remove that annoying bulge
that the quark mini causes.
I won't bore you with the contents of my backpack, but I have WAY
more things in there and I nearly always have my bag with me as well.
But the above items as the bare minimum I feel comfortable leaving the
house with. It provokes a strange kind of anxiety when I don't have