Pepe Mujica, lector de Shakespeare: Los consejos no sirven nada más que para pasar un buen rato. De respeto. Los seres humanos, desgraciadamente, aprendemos apenas un poco de lo que vivimos, no de lo que nos aconsejan. El radicalismo de baja intensidad de Mujica

Hard work never killed a man. Men die of boredom, psychological conflict, and disease. They do not die of hard work. David Ogilvy. Confessions of an Advertising Man.

This South American country is now thought to be the world’s top producer of counterfeit greenbacks. Some 17 percent of the false bills circulating in the United States come from Peru, one US law enforcement official told GlobalPost. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130524/peru-counterfeit-currency-king

La noche en que Héctor Lavoe huyó de Pablo Escobar

Este mito de que todos son “nosotros” encuentra un desenlace en 1991. La orquesta del puertorriqueño Héctor Lavoe es invitada a tocar en una fiesta del narcotraficante colombiano Pablo Escobar. El capo, que sólo en ese año mandó asesinar a 7.000 personas, está, durante tres horas, resolviendo sus negocios de cocaína y no escucha la “salsa” de […]

Crea más valor del que capturas

Wired: Your new credo these days is “Create more value than you capture.” What does that mean? Tim O’Reilly: Everybody wants to foster entrepreneurship, but we have to think about the preconditions for entrepreneurship. You grow great crops in great soil. And the soil is the commons. Increasingly, we have monopolistic companies that try to take as […]

Una de las cosas que se robó el mayordomo de Benedicto XVI era una pepita de oro que un empresario minero peruano le había regalado al Vaticano. One is a list of three items—other than the trove of documents—found in his apartment. The first was a check, payable to the pope, for 100,000 euros from […]