Deep Work– a review

How long can you concentrate? According to a research, an average human being can only hold the attention for up to 8 seconds in 2013, even shorter than a goldfish. With this kind of attention span, it’s very hard to get any creative work done. So that’s...

特别狠心特别爱–犹太虎妈的教育

身为两个女儿的爸爸,读完了犹太裔女子沙拉的两本书,《特别狠心特别爱》和《特别狠心特别爱2:赢在家风》,心中的感动久久散之不去。 特别狠心特别爱 特别狠心特别爱2 对沙拉来说,要怎么教育孩子呢? 第一:延迟满足 身处在这个丰衣足食的时代,很多孩子都被宠坏惯了。相对于我们父辈的那一带,现代人的物质生活无疑丰富许多:只有额外超胖的孩子,没有挨饿的孩子;在城市里,几乎也不存在着没钱买不起新衣的家庭。做父母的更是省吃俭用,要给孩子最好的。君不见小学生也几乎每人智能手机一架。...

The Sarawak Report take on 1MDB story

  Tom Wright and Bradley Hope from Wall Street Journal are not the only ones who have ample to say about 1MDB giga-scandal. Clare Rewcastle Brown of Sarawak Report also has her angle, and she says it all in her book, The Sarawak Report: The Inside Story of the...

Will China take over the world via AI?

Reading the provocative book AI Superpowers, by Kai Fu Lee, is enjoyable, and at the same time, gives me a lot of room for thought and concerns.     The central theme of the book is that China is growing up to become an AI superpower, one that will soon...

Billion Dollar Whale– a review

Do you know what was the most talked about book in October 2018 edition of Kindle fan gathering at Starbucks Reserve at the Gardens, Midvalley?   Yes, you got it right, it’s the hottest bok in the town, Billion Dollar Whale, depicting the rise and fall of...
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