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Benjamin So
Works at Zeal Industries
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Wordless is right. The power of this image left me speechless.
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If you were to choose a word, "wow" certainly qualifies.
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A warming image on a cold day in Hong Kong
 
Coronal Loops in an Active Region of the Sun! An active region of the sun just rotating into the view of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory gives a profile view of coronal loops over about a two-day period, from Feb. 8-10, 2014. Coronal loops are found around sunspots and in active regions. These structures are associated with the closed magnetic field lines that connect magnetic regions on the solar surface. Many coronal loops last for days or weeks, but most change quite rapidly. This image was taken in extreme ultraviolet light.

Image Credit: NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory

#sdo #sun #solar #solarsystem #nasa #science #coronal

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Personally, I prefer too hot over too cold. Sweating is inconvenient but I'd rather sweat than shiver any day.
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Curro ergo sum
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you do and you clean it up ;P 
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Homeward Bound

Heading back with +Air New Zealand on NZ546

#airnz   #godzone   #newzealand   #summer
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Hi, +Patti Colston! Had a fabulous time down south. It was difficult to leave behind the sunshine, I can tell you. How have you been?
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Re:START Christchurch

Almost three years after the 2011 earthquake, Christchurch's city centre is still being rebuilt. The Re:START Mall is one effort to revive the Garden City's heart

#christchurch   #earthquake   #mobilography #newzealand     #rebuild    #restart  
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Enter

For +Urbex HK

#hongkong   #horror   #urbex
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Hi, +Raven Hon. That's an idea. Maybe I should submit it to the producers. :-)

(Actually, it was taken in a small alley in Sheung Wan.)
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Say NO to the abuse of fundamental human rights! Show your support and help us paint Russia in rainbow colours. Let Putin know the world supports equality for all! http://bit.ly/MxeO6r
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+Alex Berg Would you care to substantiate that claim?
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A light-hearted look at what it takes to be an entrepreneur
 
Twelve Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur

A humourous look at starting your own business

#humour #startup
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Evening Dip

In this part of the world, it's still warm enough for a quick after-dinner swim in the sea

#beach #godzone #newzealand #summer
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Entrepreneur and technophile
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  • Zeal Industries
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • Novartis AG
    Project Manager, 2002 - 2011
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Hong Kong
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Amsterdam - Auckland - Basel - Melbourne - Paris - Sydney - Wellington
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Entrepreneur; mathematician; photographer; traveller; runner
Introduction

I'm passionate about technology and started Zeal Industries to bring its benefits to other organisations. In the process, I caught the entrepreneurial bug and am working on commercialising a couple of concepts.

Outside of work, I'm a keen marathoner and sailor. It's a challenge to fit this in with work, but my goal is to run a sub-3:30 time. And one of these days, I'd like to circumnavigate New Zealand in a sailboat.

Travel is another one of my great loves. I had an early start when my parents took me across the Pacific, a babe in arms, when we emigrated to New Zealand from Hong Kong. Growing up on an island amidst vast expanses of ocean served only to nurture my curiosity for discovery.

More recently, I started to combine photography with evermore frequent visits to new cities. Travel and photography are naturally complementary: both demand that one re-assess ingrained assumptions. As a photographer, one must abandon old perspectives and be prepared to observe objectively; similarly, experiencing foreign cultures forces a fundamental evaluation of one's own.

The process of questioning long-held beliefs can be quite unsettling, yet in the final analysis, the rewards are much more valuable.

If any of this sounds interesting - or even if you think it's a load of bollocks - circle me, and let's talk.

Unless otherwise stated, the photos in my albums are my own. Please ask permission before using them.

Bragging rights
Third-best right-arm spin bowler in my school cricket team
Education
  • University of Auckland
    Mathematics
  • University of Auckland
    Economics
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