Love, Time, and Death

01. August 2017 Books 0
  “At the end of the day, every decision we make is because we long for love, wish we had more time, and we fear death” The words of Howard, (as played by WIll Smith) in the movie Collateral Beauty, reverberated in my ears as I took a deep breath after reading Paul Kalanithi’s memoir ...

In Search of Meaning; Reflections on Life

06. July 2017 Books 0
In search of meaning is a series of blog posts intended at reviewing ancient philosophical textbooks. Today I will be reviewing Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. It was one of the books in my reading list that was recommended by many, including people from all walks of life. This title was also one of the common ...

Creating Content That Matters

03. July 2017 Books 0
Great writers write everyday, great coders code everyday, great musicians compose every day, great artists paint everyday. It’s no surprise that all this greatness comes with a cost – the willingness to sacrifice the trivial matters in life. Even if we have got the willpower to do it we find ourselves falling back into the ...

Borrowing The Tools for Success From World Class Performers

25. April 2017 Books 0
There aren’t that many tech entrepreneurs who haven’t heard of Tim Ferris, the man who made his fortune through the best selling book ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’ and the subsequent podcast series and blog posts. Tim Ferris is a lifestyle designer who give advices and hacks on topics ranging from productivity to ‘Olympics Training’. His ...

You Are What You Think

01. October 2016 Books 0
“Mindset: The New Psychology of Success” by Carol Dweck peeked into my reading list after being recommended by Bill gates in his blog, gatesnotes. Even from the initial chapters, I felt like the book was very much inspired from the books ‘Talent is Overrated’ and ‘Outliers’. Or it could just be my opinion as I ...

The Unknown unknown

09. March 2016 Books 0
The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb was one of those books I had been longing to read, after being recommended by one of my teachers. And hence, it was after I ordered the book that I looked for its reviews. It seemed like Nicholas Taleb completely failed to delight the reviewers and critics. Most reviewers ...

The Badass Scientist

24. February 2016 Books 3
When I picked up the title ‘Einstein: His Life and Universe’, a 700 page biography by Walter Isaacson, I knew it was not going to be an easy weekend read. And yes it took me more than a week to finish it. The last time I read a Walter Isaacson book was when I came ...