Simon Sinek; How great leaders inspire action

This is one of those TED talks I regularly watch to get inspired. Simon Sinek goes looking for why some fail where others succeed. The answer is: Why? The difference in people failing or succeeding is in the answer to the question: why do they do it.. If I look around myself in the workplace this has become one of the questions I’m asking myself. Why is this person here, what drives him.

No One Needs Permission to Be Awesome

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice, heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary."

Apple's vision for the future in 1988

A short movie where Apple shows their vision of the future of computing as they see it. How close did you think they got?

New York invasion by 8-bits creatures

A great video that shows the invasion of New York by 8bits pixeled creatures and transforms everything. PIXELS by PATRICK JEAN. door onemoreprod How close did you think they got?

Explaining the Credit crisis

This is one of the best visual explanations I’ve seen which explains the current crisis and it is even nice to watch. The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo.

Money has no value

Merlin Mann (of 43 folders and Inbox zero fame) has started a new “blog” with small snippets of stuff he likes. It’s just been a few days active but it’s a very worthwile feed to subscribe to with some thought provoking items. Today there was the entry Time has value. Money does not. it’s a link to a blog post called Value from Patrick Rhone. It’s one of those things I would have written myself but the topic had not really surfaced in my mind yet.

If the Matrix would be running on Windows

Saw this fun video from Collegehumor.com, it shows you some highlights of the Matrix movie and the effects it would have if the Architect had chosen Windows XP as the operating system. I had to laugh out loud when clippy came to life.