You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.
– Steve Jobs
Preparing kids for jobs we can’t imagine yet
Just came across this article by Liz Dwyer on GOOD and it is a very interesting read. Most people nowadays do jobs and careers, which our parents and… Read more “Preparing kids for jobs we can’t imagine yet”
New trade practice: Selling local versions of giant global digital platforms
This takes business to a new playing field; cloning digital business models from overseas, launch them on the local market and selling them off with a premium.… Read more “New trade practice: Selling local versions of giant global digital platforms”
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
An interactive electronic book-app for the iPad, offering a unique experience to play and explore. Wish I had an iPad… Put yourself in Morris’ shoes as you… Read more “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore”
Great website and story on Nalden
Oflline I came across a great website online: Nalden. Els Quaegebeur, from Dutch newspaper Het Parool, interviews founder Ronald Hans. While having launched his book From blogger to… Read more “Great website and story on Nalden”
A beautiful movie about the end of the world. The story revolves around two sisters during and shortly after the wedding party of one of them, while Earth… Read more “Melancholia”
The Tree of Life
We watched this movie and it is beautiful. It is a bit different than “usual” so it has been received with cheers and boos. Some interesting points regarding this movie to point your attention to.
Winning the Palme d’Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, it is directed by Terrence Malick with Sean Penn, Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain. It is about the origins and meaning of life. The movie follows a middle-aged man’s childhood memories of his family living, interchanged with imagery from the origins of the universe and inception of life on earth.
While walking the lovely grounds close to the castle in Prague, Czech Republic, we bumped into this little auto mower. It stayed within the designated perimeter. It would be a substantial exercise to do all the grounds with it so perhaps there is a giant relative around.