This speech remains one of my all time favourites. A truly inspiring keynote from Steve Jobs back in 2005 in Stanford. I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want to tell you three stories from my (…) Read more
Just got back from an extremely tiring but amazing workshop at Salesforce Asia HQ in Singapore with Rayyan and Wilson. The training was conducted by Alyce Chow, Area Vice President for Asia. Very insightful and can’t wait to apply a lot of the new strategies and techniques. Also manage to catch up with our good friend Francis of Salesforce.com for dinner. Some photos shared below. We had dinner at Pasta (…) Read more
Found this pretty interesting video on Facebook earlier today by the Akanksha School Project. (Thanks Hari Prashanth) The mission of The School Project is to create a model for high-performing schools that redefines what is possible for children from low-income communities, and has the potential to drive wider systemic reform. In India today, 96% of primary school-age children are enrolled in school. The quality of learning indicators, however, is of (…) Read more
Just started reading this book a few days back. It’s been on my “To Read” list for sometime and finally got a copy a few weeks back. If you are an avid reader or even the casual one, this is one book you MUST read. One reader described it as “…not a book about a man, but a Manuscript for Life”. A good deal of this autobiography was written secretly (…) Read more
A colleague of mine pointed me to a shocking video earlier today. It was the trailer of the Midway Film project [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai3IKO_afqs] The MIDWAY film project is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy. On one of the remotest islands on our planet, tens of thousands of baby albatrosses lie dead on the ground, their bodies filled with plastic from the Pacific Garbage Patch.
Adobe’s in hot water in Australia. Adobe’s global chief executive Shantanu Narayen has been forced to defend why his company charges Australians $1800 more for some its software when compared with what it charges in the US. Many have questioned why Adobe and others have such wildly different prices across different countries in the age of digital distribution.
I stumbled across this interesting website – http://pitchin.my It’s a Malaysian based website where project owners raise funds for their creative projects through crowd funding. Not a new concept but a pretty decent site. The owners have summarized the website in the paragraph below: