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Edgar’s Blog: Growth of technology

Technology vs growth,

We all know that these two terms are strongly linked to each other. Technology is the base for growth and growth helps to make our technology better and faster. In the past twenty years I have seen a hugh difference in technology. Not so long a go it was very common to get this weird ringtone when you started internet up. Nowadays you have internet on the middle of the ocean.

Internet everywhere is now giving us the opportunity to listen to all different kinds music all the time! Just open Spotify and you are good to go. Alternatively just watch one of the thousands movies on Netflix (on your phone) while travelling on your business trip. Besides all these cool apps something else has changed a lot, images. When I think back playing on the Playstation the images were terrible compared with what we see today. We are now so used to cristal clear images that you almost think it can’t get any better than this. Start again, we have  the VR hype. Suddenly you are walking in the game and see everything around you as ……… reality.

I do like all this technology but it’s getting to point that it might become useless. Probably every iPhone has taken more photo’s than a professional photographer in the last forty years ago. And what do we do with it? Nothing… It’s just useless data. I think that if we want to keep growing in technology we should focus more on useful data or knowledge. Here are two cool videos:

One about celloscope that shows what a tremendous advancement has been made diagnosing patients in remote places like Africa, real time. Celloscope

And one that shows us what a massive change there has been in gaming over the last decades. Just think about it.

Instagram losing your sock sucks. Socks with Edgar

Edgar’s Blog: Losing your sock sucks

Don’t spend time searching for socks!

It’s a dark early morning. When you get out of bed you turn the heater on. Quickly you run towards the shower. Ice cold water clatters on the floor. Hot water!! Finally you can relax and warm up. When getting out of the shower and you are all dried you start looking for socks. Lights are on but your shadow makes all socks dark blue, black or brown… You take a pair and start putting them on. Blue and brown…. Next pair. Black and blue. Finally you find a matching pair. Same colour and same size!! You look down and see one toe peeking out of your left sock. WHY!!! Then black and blue. Your floor looks like a crime scene, socks everywhere. You are late for work and on top of that you have missed your metro.

At work everything is OK. Your boss asks you about your weekend and you have a nice chat. ”Are you ready for the big meeting at 14:00?” He asks. Yes, definitely! “Good then you have 45 minutes to get a matching pair of socks! The first impression matters the most and I am not going into a meeting with you looking like that” he said…

Every day you give a first impression to someone. You will never know what each day will bring you so better be prepared. A simple thing like your socks are more important than you might think. They tells who you are, they show your personality. If you can’t manage to get an equal pair of socks on your feet what can you manage?

Losing your sock sucks. That is why I came up with the Button System. Button up before you throw them in your laundry basket. They will stay together in the washing machine, while drying and in your sock drawer. No more 20 minute searches on a dark morning for an equal pair! Not wrinkled and ready to wear. Button up With Edgar!

 

Losing your socks sucks

 

 

 

new year Resolutions

Edgar’s Blog: New Year Resolutions

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

Oh yes, this is going to be the year! You are going to be healthier, fitter, more successful and see more of your friends and family. It’s a common thing to have a list of resolutions for the upcoming year. But why is that? Do you regret anything of the past year? And what happend to the resolutions you made the year before…

So here we are at the New Years BORREL/PARTY  telling all of our good intentions to our colleagues. ”I subscribed to the gym and want lose 5 pound before March” While the other colleague just told everyone that he is going to stop drinking. After half an hour everybody is drinking champagne and eating snacks and appetisers.

I don’t want to discourage people from having good intentions for the New Year but you should have them for every single day! If you reflect on yesterday and come to the conclusion that you could have done better let today be the day you are going to do better. Not tomorrow, next month or this year.

 

Ps. If you still have good resolutions and want to get fitter, try my Detox tea! Buy here…