Posts Tagged: Life

Opting Out Of Speed

My friend Simon Collison recently spoke at Creative Mornings in New York. I strongly urge you to watch this quite brilliant talk, and to think about “opting out of speed”.

Steve Jobs

I was up rather late last night, and thought I’d check Twitter on my iPad one last time before heading to bed. I did so just as the news of Steve Jobs passing away hit Twitter; somehow it felt fitting to be watching people express their sadness and thanks on one of the amazing devices Continue Reading

Gaining The World

What good is it for man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?

Guilty Pleasures

Inspired by my old friend Simon, and my new friend Cole I thought I’d share my musical guilty pleasures with you. Like Simon and Cole I have exquisitely perfect taste in music – I mean truly excellent taste. And like my friends I have those tracks lurking in my iTunes Library that I enjoy, and Continue Reading

Mr Average

The UK press uses the term Mondeo Man, and lately Milton Keynes Man to describe Mr Average. This fantastic video, found by my lovely wife, suggests they are wrong; who’d have thought.

Work Life Balance

Whilst rummaging through my Instapaper queue for some lunchtime reading I found this video. I was struck by this comment: thousands of people… working long hard hours, at jobs they hate, to buy things they don’t need, to impress people they don’t like OK so this is perhaps a little overly dramatic, but it’s not Continue Reading