I'll blame it to engineering school for making me communicate with machine more often than with actual human being. But thanks to this book that helps me to be substantially more outgoing. Yes the title might look depressing, but I assure you that it's not a book about how to take advantage of other people! [...]
Some of us believe in love at the first sight, have all butterflies in our belly just by looking at someone for 2 seconds. And some of us can decide that we won't get along with someone just by meeting them for 2 seconds. This book by Malcolm Gladwell, Blink, tells us about those 2 [...]
Outliers is the 2nd book from Malcolm Gladwell that I read, and by far its my most favorite book. When I read the cover "the story of success", I thought the content would be some cliche step by step on how to become successful, like "quit your job now and search for happiness" kinda crap. [...]
This book is an absolute life hack! Read it and you'll instantly sound 110% smarter in every conversation. 😀 This one I believe many of you already read. The-never-gets-old-so-called-noneconomics-yet-less-boring-than-regular-economics book. Every chapter of this book, Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt never failed to surprise me with their ideas. From how they proved that the legalisation [...]
I just recently got back from a 2 week visit to Adelaide, South Australia. And let me tell you it was literally the best month to visit Adelaide, MARCH! It was my 2nd visit and I finally met actual people on the streets. 😀 They even got a catchy name for it, Mad March. Like [...]
This is an oldy but goody. Oliver Sacks was a neurologist in 1980s that told stories about bizarre cases he experienced with his patients. One of the most interesting stories is of course "The man who mistook his wife for a hat" - and yes you read it right! In this story, Sacks told us [...]
A fresh and original story about loneliness, grief, and guilt. And how a small kindness can cure them all.