Watch out for remote burnout

During the current worldwide crisis, we all have to make sacrifices and we need to adapt to the new normal. As there currently is no solution in sight, and a vaccine or cure is still in early development, we tell ourselves to settle with our new way of living. From a business perspective, it will …

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Why do you travel?

If we can learn something from today’s crises, it’s that traveling doesn’t come without consequences. Either to our own health safety or to the environment. By now we understand that traveling by plane for instance releases a lot of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Have you ever looked at the chemtrails in the sky? There are …

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Fine art is a scam

The world of fine art is manipulated financially. Galleries and auction houses drive up the price in all sorts of ways. It’s a small group of people who decide what is good and what is not. They also tend to choose who they will sell the art to. If they sell to prestigious buyers, the …

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Do you believe in Karma?

The actions you take in life will have an effect on your future. It’s a hard pill to swallow, but the theory of Karma might hold some truth. I still believe that some things happen randomly. You play the lotto and you’re a winner, a loved one gets sick and passes away, you walk down …

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Can technology save global warming?

If we want to prevent the worst consequences of climate change, we need to get the global temperature below 2°C. To meet the requirements to make this happen we can choose to either change our behavior or find solutions to reverse the effect of the damage already done. Climate engineering might be able to help …

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The Traveling Wave Reactor built by TerraPower

The philanthropist, business magnate, and software developer Bill Gates founded the company TerraPower in 2006. The company is developing a class of nuclear fast reactors called the traveling wave reactor (TWR). It’s an attempt to develop a clean and safe way to generate energy for future generations with nuclear power. The reactors are built to withstand …

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Face masks don’t make you invincible

The fight against coronavirus is global. But the guidelines on whether you should wear a face mask as part of that fight are often completely different from place to place. That means that, for a lot of people, whether you wear a face mask when you leave the house is basically up to you. In …

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Communication for Millennials: the emoji

A quick search on the internet will give you a great inside into how Millennials like to communicate. But let me assure you that it’s not as bad as it might seem. 😉 In contrast to what you might read, Millennials don’t want to avoid in-person communication. But, as the speed of communication has risen …

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Are billionaires immoral?

Billionaires are not immoral. But the idea that people exist who own their own island, while others living in the big cities aren’t even able to afford basic health care, is. The question is how we can balance this wealth. And more importantly, who do you trust with it? Watch Mark Zuckerberg explaining his point …

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We need to focus on the message and not the messenger

The past few days I have been shocked by the reactions Greta Thunberg received on her speech at the United Nations earlier this week. And it’s sad to see she’s being attacked as a person just to discredit the message that she brings. And I get it, she is bringing a message that nobody wants …

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The Plastic Age

We’ve heard about the stone age and the bronze age. And since everything nowadays is made out of plastic. It seems obvious that we are currently living in the plastic age. But despite all the efforts of recycling, we must ask ourselves, how does all this plastic end up in our oceans? There are quite a …

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Carry a Pocket Knife Every Day

I remember the first time I got a pocket knife. I was still a young boy when my father bought it for me. And I remember it didn’t take longer than an hour before I cut myself. Over the years I owned a few more. And used it mainly during my scouting days. For cutting …

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