Sleep deprivation and Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Manifesto for Growth

My sons are the most fantastic the people who ever lived. Both of them. However, the two of them sometimes seem to team up on their dad to make him give up as much sleep as possible. Their mother and I have an agreement. Anything that happens during the night which does not require breastfeeding: … Meer lezen over Sleep deprivation and Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Manifesto for Growth

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Being real. Is it really important?

One of the most important factors for companies to be succesful in marketing is ‘authenticity’. Or at least, such is claimed by marketing gurus. Why is Apple one of the most successful consumer brands in the world? Because of Steve Jobs. And Steve was authentic. Same story with Nike. And Coca Cola. Coca Cola brought … Meer lezen over Being real. Is it really important?

Why did we create god?

About a year and a half ago I wrote about how an experiment by B.F. Skinner may explain the roots of religion. Now I would like be a little more specific. Why did man create god? Religion without a god l would have been possible as well, but for some reason there was a need … Meer lezen over Why did we create god?

Dear professor Dawkins

Amsterdam Dear prof. Dawkins, Like so many, I have really enjoyed reading your book 'The God Delusion'. The way you have argued that it is both highly unlikely as highly undesirable that a personal God exists, is very convincing. Not surprisingly, the main ammunition you use to shoot holes in religion comes from the theory … Meer lezen over Dear professor Dawkins

Social media vs social graces

Even though a lot of people seem to think otherwise, Facebook and Twitter are not the first social media ever invented. There has been a long line of media whose sole goal was to make social interaction easier. And ever since that first social medium, actual social interaction has been on the decline. That's not … Meer lezen over Social media vs social graces