I am currently in Bombay, India at the MIT India Initiative. I was invited to talk about Re-thinking Education. Here is my talk – I hope there is something in it for you! That’s an audio file of my talk. When I went to school I always felt like an outsider.I never had many friends. […]
32 years later
Thank you for being there! This text is more than four years old – I can’t believe it’s that long. Time truly flies. It’s still a very important text for me. I would even go that far and say one of the best texts I’ve ever written. I just found it on my laptop – […]
I joined The Well in 1987. This was seven years before the Internet got pictures. Back then I was living in Sausalito, California, just above the office of The Well. When I could smell the sweet, sweet grass, I knew the guys were “on”.
On July 27, 2019 I conducted a design thinking workshop at Prakriti School in Noida. Prakriti is the partner and supporter of the Open School Project I run with the Rural Changemakers. So naturally the changemakers were part of the workshop. Not only did they participate in the sessions, they also facilitated two sessions. Important […]
On the road
India is like the Internet. And this is I believe, why I am still here. I wrote the editorial for our fist we_India magazine six years ago (see page 27 or below). And most of it still holds true. I probably would rewrite the parts I mention democracy, This doesn’t look so glorious any more […]
A longer post, including rides from 2013 – early 2016 For the past three and a half years I’ve been exploring the roads, the highways and byways, of India on my motorbike. I’ve probably traveled more than 50,000 km all over the country – the only area I haven’t been to is the north east. […]