"Free of the hustle of the daily work life, Nat Friedman
meditated in a Californian Buddhist monastery, clearing his mind of
worldly clutter. For 10 days, he opened his consciousness to new
ideas, new ways of thinking and new realms of possibility. No code.
No e-mails. No meetings. No deadlines or work orders. Just simple
"'Buddha was essentially a brain-hacker,' Friedman says. 'He
developed techniques for manipulating the human mind, ways of
creating happiness and removing worries...'"