Notes from Reading: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

First thing first, Modern Romance is not a guide for finding hook-up or soulmate. ūüôā ok let’s continue further. Aziz Ansari is a seasoned standup comedian. He wrote this book mentioning his encounter with women via online dating. The book mostly talks about all sides of online dating & how horizon of meeting THAT PERFECT […]

Notes from Reading: As One Is, To Free the Mind from All Conditioning

Spent last week reading J Krishnamurti, As one is. It is a discourse where Jiddu in his typical style takes questions and answers them. This book mostly consists of questions about conditioning, society & life. These are some of my Kindle notes from it : When the mind is free from all conditioning, then you […]

Notes from Reading: Failing to Succeed, The Story of India’s First E-Commerce Company

Failing to Succeed: The Story of India‚Äôs First E-Commerce Company is written by founder of IndiaPlaza, K Vaitheeswaran. The book is real life journey of author in building brand IndiaPlaza, his learnings and ¬†failures. ¬†I would strongly advice every stakeholder in our startup ecosystem to read this book. This book will walk you through the […]

Notes from reading: Don’t make me think, Steve Krug

Steve Krug is a famous user experince expert. ¬†His job includes providing advice to big web development and enterprise firms on usability of web properties like web portals, mobile platform or CRM. In this book he shares some of the secrets of great user experience and user interface. ¬†The gist of the book is clear […]

Notes from reading: Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance

I got to know about Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance book via my friend Prateek on Facebook. He suggested that I should read this book since I been reading a lot of Philosophy all this while. Just the spoiler, the book is not entirely about motorcycle maintenance instead an account of author’s motorcycle […]

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‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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 […]