Archive for March, 2013

No social… I am pretty sure you are dead

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Yet another great Dilbert

10 lessons from the most captivating presenters

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating Presenters from HubSpot All-in-one Marketing Software

Smithsonian Magazine’s 2012 Photo Contest

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Smithsonian magazine just announced the 50 finalists in its 10th annual photo contest.

Here are my votes:

An Onlooker Witnesses the Annular Solar Eclipse as the Sun Sets on May 20, 2012

Photo by Colleen Pinski (Peyton, CO). Photographed in Albuquerque, NM, May 2012.
The photographer captures a person framed by the annular solar eclipse, watching as the sun sets. "I feel it can inspire so many people around the world, no matter what race, religion or gender," Pinski says. "Anyone can look at it and feel touched by a ‘beyond this world’ experience."

A Lone Hiker Viewed the Path Before Him as the Milky Way Rose in the Night Sky

Photo by Jason J. Hatfield (Lakewood, CO). Photographed in Bryce Canyon National Park, UT, May 2012.
A hiker looks onto the path before him in Bryce Canyon National Park in the middle of the night as the Milky Way stretches upward above. The photographer, who used a Sony A900, had been shooting the day’s solar eclipse.

Lone Acacia, Sossusvlei Sand Dunes

Photo by Bob Bush (Altadena, CA). Photographed in Namibia, May 2010.
A lone acacia tree stands in the burnt sienna sands of the Namibian desert against the rising sun. "The acacia tree provided a sense of scale and a sense of the beautiful desolation of the place," says the photographer, who used a Nikon 300S.

Alternating Rice Plots in the Bacson Valley

Photo by Hai Thinh Hoang (Hanoi, Vietnam). Photographed in Bac Son, Lang Son, Vietnam, July 15, 2012.
The photographer climbed up a mountain for two hours, reaching an altitude of 617 meters, to achieve this shot of an early fog floating over yellow rice paddies. The camera used is a Nikon D3S.

Stuck vision of a possible future

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Nearly 18 months since my previous post about visions of a possible future.

Microsoft just released a new sequel:

Nothing really new under the sun… and if you have a look to this already five years old health focused vision you may share my feelings that today’s future is under-promising compared to yesterday’s visions.