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About henriksthlm

A person who is interested in anything that is interesting ;) Fascinated by new ideas, creative thinking, elegant solutions and similar things.

When will facebook be pushed from the edge into the core?

I recently listened to an interview (conducted by Nordic eCommerce Knowledge in Swedish) with Swedish “dot-com-profile” Johan Staël von Holstein and especially one thing he mentioned (approximately at the 1:38:00 mark) got me to think. He talked about that facebook really isn’t much … Continue reading

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Is yet another new iPhone version everything our current society has to offer us?

In a recent discussion, a friend of mine said the following about humanity: “What I’m hoping for is that we put more work into learning how to use our own potential in a better way instead of how to make … Continue reading

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Win-win recruiting – or – why working for free is the best way to find a job you love

Having interviewed quite a lot of people for both both full time jobs and internships in software development, the absurdity of the traditional recruitment process finally struck me! What are the chances of finding the right person for a job, … Continue reading

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How to know your life meaning (in five minutes!)

Having recently turned 40 I have, of course, been thinking a lot about the meaning of life and what I really want to do. A friend of mine is on a similar quest so we do our best to help … Continue reading

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The powerful concept of progressions

            A few years ago I became interested in parkour, but it wasn’t until recently I started to reflect on the concept of progressions which is often referred to by traceurs and traceuses (male and female practitioners … Continue reading

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3D printing as the next “equalizer technology”?

(Image courtesy of Nike, showing their partially 3D-printed shoe Vapor Laser Talon) Ever since I watched the last part of the Zeitgeist film series I have been thinking about how 3D printing might affect the world in the future. My biggest hope … Continue reading

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How to kickstart a developing country

I recently finished the book Dead Aid by Dambisa Moyo and really enjoyed its honest tone and the very down to earth suggestions on what many African countries could do to improve their situation in the world. The book really … Continue reading

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