This is one of my favorite videos. We're living in the future. It's amazing.
I try not to forget it. I just got off Skype with Yifei in Boston. I called him on SkypeOut (cost: 10 cents USD) to get on Skype (free). Now I'm talking to a fella on the other side of the world. For free. I'm in Hong Kong on top of a mountain. He's in the middle of a city on the other side of the world. And we're talking to each other, real time, for free. No problem. My voice gets converted into digital stuffs, send through wireless signal to a router, which goes through fiberoptics under the ocean to Boston, which gets to Yifei's router and beams it to his laptop.
We're editing in Google docs (free). I can watch as he types and it instantly appears on my screen. This is so marvelously amazing. We're living in the future. I can't get over how amazing this is. Watch that video if you haven't yet. Or watch it again. It's so funny and so true. We're in the future. Wow.
My buddy Jason Shen is offering a class on willpower for GiveGetWin. If you're new around here and haven't seen it before, GGW is an opportunity for people who have effective products, services, and skills to share them with you at an extremely reasonable cost, with all proceeds going to charity.
You give, you get, you win.
Jason's an outstanding guy who has great success in a number of different fields -- competitive athletics, tech entrepreneurship, writing, and just living an incredibly interesting life.
Here's a cool video explaining his take on willpower: