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
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: "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]
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"
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"
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]
Random Bookmarked Articles
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"
Photos of KAVA and Humaira's designs at KL Fashion Week Runway 2017
By Teah Abdullah