Reading Project 2018 – Manhattan Beach #10

It took me a while to get into this book. Yes I had a slow start. But you know what? After a few pages (well actually more than a few pages) I persevered, got into the momentum and surprisingly enjoyed the story! The book begins with Anna as an 11 year old accompanying her father…

Reading Project 2018 – The Element #9

Follow your passion. Be creative. Be in the zone. Think differently. Find your tribe. These are just some of the premises of Ken Robinson’s book, The Element.¬†Oh, and he also has a dig at the current school system and how it sux, outdated and needs uphauling. According to Robinson, there are three features of this…

Reading Project 2018 – Useful, Usable, Desirable #8

Ok, Useful, Usable, Desirable: Applying User Experience Design to your Library by Aaron Schmidt and Amanda Etches is one of the books that my work bought after we did the User Experience (UX) training with Andy Priestner in July. Yes I have only read it now. It’s very popular and at this moment someone else…

Reading Project 2018 – Ready Player One #7

Ok I must admit, the only reason that I ordered this book from the library was because I’ve heard about the movie with the same name. The movie is based on this book by Ernest Cline. So what’s the story about? Well, it’s set in the near dystopian future (2045) where a majority of the…

Reading Project 2018 – The Art of the Good Life #6

I came across this book while visiting one of the bookstores during my lunch break in town. While perusing the wonderful array of beautiful and colourful books in there, I saw this tiny and plain looking book somehow misplaced and not shelved in its proper place. I was meant to read it! I read a…