Dutch-born in Pakistan with a Swiss passport. Father of 3 teenagers. Keen telemarker for the past 30 years. Sailor. Walker. Explorer of ideas & enabler of collaborations. Engineer by degree. Worked for large companies such as AT&T and HP. Owned 2 restaurants. Co-founded Paper.li, a web service used by 9M people.
Currently looking to open a CoderDojo in the Geneva area, working part time as an innovation broker, figuring out where to start Take-off, and more generally exploring the use of VR/AR in education, permaculture, the writings of Krishnamurti, the Tao Te Ching, ...
Life is about the people you meet and the things you create with them...
A place where ideas happen
Set-up a place in any large metropolitan area that provides people access to industrial tools and equipment to build their own projects, offer flexible workshop space rentals to artisans, artists & start-ups of all kinds, find multi-displinary people to collaborate with, follow classes and organise events.
Fantastic video: “The Birth Of A Dugout Canoe by Northmen” https://t.co/My8SIOvtg0