I'd be happy if they'd just get rid of the "influencers". It seems as if they had deliberately set out to make a list of the most annoying, unselfconscious people on Earth. I mean, which other list manages to contain the globular egos of David Cameron, Deepak Chopra, Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and Martin Varsavsky, a.o.?If you want to see the workspaces of some admirable people, I love this book, "Writer's Desk," with excellent photographs by Jill Krementz (who was married to Kurt Vonnegut) and an introductory essay by John Updike.
And here's what my desk looks like right now:
(Partial view, with snow.)
ADDED: What's with "a.o." in the blockquote above? Is this another call for me to check Urban Dictionary?
A.O. 7 up, 3 down
Stands for Accidental Ownage. When someone shows off and fails, or something like that.
Dude, this guy was trying to do a handstand on a rail and he flipped over.
Whoa, that's total A.O.