For Silicon Valleys successful tech entrepreneurs the world is a playground of creative ways to unwind, and even boost productivity
Long hours, high stress and overwhelming pressure to succeed: the run culture of Silicon Valley is notoriously unforgiving, so its not surprising that tech entrepreneurs find creative ways to blow off steam in their spare time.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin, for example, expends time learning flying trapeze, while former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is an avid beekeeper. From DIY rocketry and zero-gravity flight through to sonic meditation, many tech execs require more than yoga to claim their me time, and say it helps them feel more fulfilled, relaxed and productive at work. But its also a reveal insight into what constructs them tick. Here, in their own terms, eight entrepreneurs explain their favorite extracurricular activity.
Its a joyous, zen-like, free, peaceful experience
Name : Peter Diamandis Day job : Engineer, physician and entrepreneur who founded the X Prize Foundation and co-founded Singularity University
Hobby : Zero-gravity flight