Author Archives: Herbert

Creative director. Left and right brain user.

Left and right brain stuff

A Moment Of Happiness

A moment of happiness, you and I sitting on the verandah, apparently two, but one in soul, you and I. We feel the flowing water of life here, you and I, with the garden’s beauty and the birds singing. The stars will be watching us, and we will show them  Read more »

About things that matter

Every once in a while I manage to touch the lives of people in a big way, most of the time it is not intended that way, though my desire is probably working undercover, guiding me towards new horizons. A few years ago I was working at the International Atomic  Read more »

A Taoist Poem.

The mind of a man searches outward each day. The further it reaches, The more it opposes itself. Only those who look inward Can censor their passions, And cease their thoughts. Being able to cease their thoughts, Their minds become tranquil. To tranquilize their mind Is to nourish one’s spirit.  Read more »

Support the World Mural Walkway

  The Public Art Academy would like to build a new sidewalk called World Mural Walkway, at the feet of the Inspiration State College mural, a tribute to the figures from the State College and Penn State communities who have been an inspiration to so many. The mural artist Michael Pilato  Read more »

My evolving TED story in a nutshell

Since the first TED talks were made publicly available in 2009, they have intrigued me. I wondered, can TED talks be a relevant tool for relating, learning and sharing at Penn State? Shortly after I started working as a creative director at Penn State University, together with a small team  Read more »

About my TED talk – Water is One

On March 17, 2013, I stood on the TED stage at TEDxPSU, an independently organized TED event at the Penn State University. Facing an audience of 900, plus a large number of people watching live online, I gave a talk about how the current of my life led me to  Read more »

If the world were 100 people

Source: If the World were 100 People infographic by KVSStudio.   Related articles Here’s What Can Happen In An Internet Minute [Infographic] How the Internet has Changed the World [Infographic]

Back from TEDActive 2013

Today it’s back to work for me, and I’m still on cloud seven. I am also anticipating to hear this question: “How was it?” many times. So I sat down and extracted some bullets from my notes, as well as borrowing heavily from the hilarious summary at the end of  Read more »

Hungry soap dispenser

Seen today in our men’s bathroom. Very creative! Very hungry soap dispenser  

The fisherman and the businessman

Reposted from Paulo Coelho’s Blog There was once a businessman who was sitting by the beach in a small Brazilian village. As he sat, he saw a Brazilian fisherman rowing a small boat towards the shore having caught quite a few big fish. The businessman was impressed and asked the  Read more »