Amsterdam. Pavement on the corner of Overtoom and Eerste Constantijn Huygenstraat. Way to go.
WhatsApp Co-Founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton
Earlier today, Facebook announced its acquisition of WhatsApp for $16 billion. It’s a spectacular milestone for the company’s co-founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton, and their remarkable team.
From the moment they opened the doors of WhatsApp,…
Nice, well-researched article giving an overview of the development of the mindfulness movement. You can find a pdf here: http://sfinsight.org/MindfulRevolutionTIME.pdf. Key factors of the success according to the author: smart marketing, i.e. not talk about spirituality but about exercising the attention muscle, and focussing on the science of neuroplasticity.
In his book Genesis, Sebastiao Salgado captures our planet in stunningly beautiful photographs. One of them portrays the tail of a southern right wale in Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. I saw these wales myself at the exact same spot about eight years ago. It changed the way I look at nature forever. Let’s stay humble. Thanks to all my colleagues at Picturae for the journey.
"Viewers everywhere are richer for Muheisen’s compassion, his devotion to his craft and his unwavering, unblinking engagement with the lives and the issues around him."
And it shows. Moving.
eBay CEO John Donahoe about ‘servant leadership’ and ‘followership’. Inspiring.
Being without self… Dutch saxophone maestro tombekistan describing sax virtuoso Chris Potter. Tom’s blog is a joy to read for anyone interested in music.
Interesting sequence of tweets by @mckinsey_csi: this means at least 50% of the population in India has less than $2 a day and still manages to own a mobile phone. Crazy.
Chuck Norris has topped Jean-Claude Van Damme’s epic split, with some CGI help.
LOL. Merry Christmas and a happy new year everyone!