In February, I was told I would be featured by Muslyfe on a list of 33 women under 33 who were “influential”, though it has since been changed to “to watch in 2017”. I can tell you it led to a number of people asking me what I’m planning in 2017, and a healthy amount of self-doubt. But after all, I had agreed to be listed.
Origins of supermarkets; self-improvement to benefit others; and how TV ruins our lives (Unfinished Books, Q1 2011)
This post hasn't been updated in over 3 years.
So I thought I’d set a clearer goal than just, “Finish 6 previously unfinished books in a year“.
Hence, come 31 Mar 2011, I should have finished any 2 of the following books:
- Made in America by Bill Bryson
- The Art of Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander & Benjamin Zander
- The Age of Missing Information by Bill McKibben
A little bit more about each book:
Brunei on the WebI'm very interested in Bruneian user-generated content on the web, which I still struggle to explain. (Insert list of academic terms). Here are some!
Random Bookmarked Tweets
On Malay-Muslim funeral expenses Tweet: "@fatehahshamsul have an envelope that reads: “open at time of death” with $500 in it, which should cover immediate expenses"
Tweet: "I've decided: #nerdpaper is a go. First step, crowdsourcing opinions. Guys, tell me, what makes a Bruneian nerd a nerd/intellectual badass?"
Tweet: "Made a working prototype app that locates places to eat almost a year ago. Need partnership just to realise this idea. Any takers? 🤔 https://t.co/coW6jnUPuL"
Summary of Youth Dialogue discussion points Tweet: "Youth dialogue with #Brunei LegCo youth rep Khairunissa Ashari @kyeeee https://t.co/9PEVYfmIUm" [Thread can also be read at: https://tttthreads.com/t/835040987185455104]
Tweet: "Would like to take this opportunity to introduce to you the Turkish Scholarship. Thought this might help expand your options 😄" [Thread can also be read at: https://tttthreads.com/t/907146780759826433]
Random Bookmarked Articles
Photos of KAVA and Humaira's designs at KL Fashion Week Runway 2017
Review of The Bungsu Story: "the pilot episode of a new series set in Brunei created by Filterworks Productions, and produced jointly with The Creative Core BN, which premiered on July 27"
By Teah Abdullah