Notes from reading: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

This week I picked up The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin. I was fascinated with a single fact that how can someone be so talented. Like  Benjamin Franklin  was a Writer, Inventor,  Philosopher, Negotiation and last not the least one of the forefathers of  American Independence. Fun fact thought, he was born British. I am […]

Notes from reading: Brain Maker, The Power of Gut Microbes

Last week I picked up Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – for Life  by David Perlmutter. After reading 10% Human: How Your Body’s Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness (blog note), this book was like a mirror. I have no idea who copied whom or was […]

Notes from reading: 10% Human

I picked 10% Human: How Your Body’s Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness  by  Alanna Collen.  The book has details about how our guts are getting affected by our food habits, medicines we are taking. It also lists how our microbiome helps us in curing us from many disease. Book covers about: Side effects […]

Notes from reading: Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan Watts

I was recommended reading “Wisdom of Insecurity” by Alan Watts from a friend of mine. She insisted that I should read other philosophers as well apart from J Krishnamurti. These are some my notes from kindle. It should be clear that eternal life is the realization that the present is the only reality, and that […]

Notes from reading: On Love and Loneliness by J Krishnamurti

Continuing with my quest of reading more on J Krishnamurti  I picked up On Love and Loneliness.  It is his series of discourse recorded as a book. These are some of my kindle notes: Love comes into being when the mind is naturally quiet, not made quiet, when it sees the false as false and […]

Notes from reading: Inspired, How To Create Products Customers Love by Marty Cagan

After quitting Minio I have been spending my free time in reading & consuming lots of coffee. This book was recommended to me by Anurag Ramdasan  as I am still in process of figuring out what is next. This book is strongly recommended for product managers or folks building customer products. Do follow Marty Cagan’s official […]

Notes from reading: The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

This book is list of wisdom shared by Randy Pausch, he had cancer and few months to live.  I got this book from my sister’s bookshelf, it is one of the best read for me so far this year, extremely recommended. These are some notes, some are titles of the book [self explanatory] : Dream […]

Notes from reading: “One Click” Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com

My curiosity to find out what runs Amazon, its philosophy, vision and roots resulted me in picking  “One Click” Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com. The book provided some interesting insights, rise/fall, good/bad part of early days of Amazon and particularly Jeff Bezos vision and leadership. These are some notes from the book I […]

Notes from reading: Freedom from the Known by J Krishnamurti

Continuing with my quest of reading more on J Krishnamurti  I picked up Freedom from the Known. Its a series of discourse on various aspects of life. These are some of my clipped notes from the book:  If one wants to see a thing very clearly, one’s mind must be very quiet, without all the prejudices, […]