To increase the value of this blog I might copy the idea of catching what I find valueble and comment very briefly on it once in a while. Lets see how it goes. Future of massmedia An interesting and though provoking post by Michael Arrington pointing back to what is happening with mass media's role. … Continue reading [LINKSOUP 2008-01-30]
Stop what you are doing and spend 20 minutes watching the recently published TED Talk: Hans Rosling: New insights on poverty and life around the world. It is both intelligent, interesting and a brilliant performance. Not least the extremely "sharp" ending! My standing ovations!! (I think all public speakers have a lot to learn from … Continue reading Incredible TED Talk by Hans Rosling!!!
When coming closer to 40 (2,5 months from now :-/) I have been starting to read different books than I did before. Thinking more about how to live a better life, what it is to be a man or what it is to be a parent I have been reading books like "Jörn Hans: En … Continue reading Loss of structures and lack of sense of responsability – a fundamental problem?
Hur kan hela samhällen bara försvinna? Vad var det t ex som hände med maya-kulturen eller befolkningen på Påskön? Jared Diamond, författare till boken Gun, Germs and Steel har nu kommit med en ny fascinerande bok som heter Collapse - How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. Som titeln antyder så handlar boken om hur … Continue reading Hur samhällen kollapsar