How I Read and Consume Audio/Video Content

I recently posted a list of book recommendations for Data Engineering and Data Analysis on my Facebook account. One friend made a comment that the books are quite expensive when converted into local currencies. Yes these technical books averages at USD 30 which could get you 10-15 decent meals in Jakarta, the capital city. and…

Create More, Consume Better

https://fs.blog/2013/07/understanding-our-need-for-novelty-and-change/ Our ability to respond to the new and different is part of what makes us human. We’re interested in creating more of whatever is outside of that status quo. Generally, this interest serves us well. In an evolutionary context it has likely saved us from extinction several times. At this point in our warp-speed…

Book Summaries and Podcast Notes: Are they useful?

Every day we go faster. We have more information, more technological breakthroughs, global events and development. We want to keep up. We shove them up our heads as fast as we could. The more we know, the more we don’t know. We are innundated with books and podcasts. Book summary services are popping up everywhere.…

Asking for Help

What are you learning right now? Top of my list right now is: getting better at asking for help. I’ve personally been struggling with this forever. Asking for help are about communicating your needs — first to yourself and then to others. Many people seems to struggle with asking for help and I think there…

Getting things out #1 – Don’t get ahead of yourself

When your one paragraph spawns seven heads Something to remember whenever you feel overwhelmed with the snowballing ideas: Nothing we write will ever be definitive. When you’re covering a topic, you have to bite off the part you have time to chew. You’ll always leave something unsaid. Don’t ever believe you are going to write…