The meaning of life is distributed

30. Jan, 2022

What do I want to achieve in this life?

I just learned an important lesson today. Or maybe not a lesson, since it's not a factual thing I have learned.

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​2022 goals

31. Dec, 2021

2021 - goals of the year that passed

First of all, I learned that the 6 goals I had are too many. I couldn't remember them all.

These were the goals:

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Updated dreams for my life

24. May, 2021

So many new thoughts lately.

I feel like I should have written them down, and now they are all over the place flying around in my brain.

I keep getting back to this idea of mapping a 40 year plan for my professional life (until I am 70).

Like a master plan for my career. 

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The full list of ideas I wish I had the time for

14. Feb, 2021

I have been inspired a lot lately and gained new passions faster than I could properly get into and "finish" current passions. Having less free time than ever is not a super handy cocktail. So to clear my head and be able to grasp all the ideas that fly around in my head, here goes the list of those things.

In no particular order or priority.

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2020 vs 2021

03. Jan, 2021

This is the post where I look at how my personal development in 2020 went and where I make my new years resolutions for 2021.

2020

The goals for 2020 were to 

  • Finally start my Thinkers Club
  • Learn about our climate crisis
  • And start doing something about it personally

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Sacrifice anno 2020

02. Jun, 2020

Sacrifice.

It's a word that has crossed my mind a lot lately.

And the reason is simple.

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Why did Chrome win over Firefox?

10. Apr, 2020

Why did Chrome win over Firefox and Mailchimp over Activecampaign and Apple over Microsoft?

Well no one can give a clear answer, and my analysis might sound stupid but this is what I think:

Feelings. It's all about how they make you feel.

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Calculating the average amount of free time

07. Jan, 2020

They say you spend 1/3 of your adult life at your job.

It's meant to scare you and make you aware that life is also elsewhere but your job.

But 1/3 doesn't seem right to me. 

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A little reflection on winter in the Nordics and elsewhere

28. Nov, 2019

Dark, heavy, cold weather. We all feel it.

Since we all feel it, it made me curious about what effect it has on our minds.

I have no answer but these are my ideas. Read More →

Quarter Life Crisis

14. Nov, 2019

Nothing is cool enough. Things are not epic. My life feels repetitive.

And I feel like such a spoiled and ungrateful bastard for having these feelings.

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Karsten Madsen

This is my public diary. My passion is building stuff for the future and giving joy to others.

Go to my "about page" if you want to read a longer story :)

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