I would rather give my billions to Elon Musk than charity

I would rather give my billions to Elon Musk than charity

This morning BusinessInsider posted a short article about Larry Page.

The google CEO said he would rather give his money to capitalists (like Elon Musk – founder of SolarCity and Tesla Motors) than to charity. Capitalists have big ideas for changing the world.

His statement or even call to everybody is kinda provocative but reminds me actually of a former article I posted last year. -> The way we think about charity is dead wrong.

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The Worry That You’re Doing the Wrong Thing Right Now

The Worry That You’re Doing the Wrong Thing Right Now

Let´s take a typical start of a workday like the author of “The Worry” on “zen habits” Leo Babauta did:

You begin one task from an email, but then quickly have the urge to see if there’s something else more important you should be doing. And this problem repeats itself — every time you sit down with one thing, the dozens of others on your mind (and the many potential urgent items that might be coming in as you sit there) are grasping for your attention.

Is there ever any certainty that you´re doing the right thing right now?

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Gamification – the future of e-commerce

Gamification – the future of e-commerce

Last week I´ve spend two days at the Internet World 2014 conference. The German conference when it comes to e-commerce.

gamificationTwo dozen of talks about the new trends in e-commerce where focussed. Mobile shopping/ multi-channel, responsive design and tracking – which of course are all related to each other.

 

One of the most interesting topics was Gamification.

Gamification is a business strategy which applies game design techniques to non-game experiences to drive user behavior.

- gamification.org

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