Planet's Happiest Human – and His App

Matthieu Richard is a molecular biologist turned Buddhist monk who for almost, a decade, has enjoyed (or laboured under) the title of the most content human on the planet. He has, at the moment, abandoned his mountain top to tour the world. He has been talking about a new book on altruism, and an app designed to teach meditation, and his last pitstop in Argentina entailed 17 interviews in two days. He resisted the app at first, but finally agreed to something “very traditional” based on Buddhist tradition.
The rest of Ricard’s time is spent running a small humanitarian NGO from his monastery in Nepal, to which all the revenue from his book sales and speaker fees is donated.