In the footsteps of the Prophet [Book review]

All muslim might know and memorize the main events in the life story of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH): who are his parents; that he faces difficulty even before he was born (with the death of his father) and later lose his beloved family for many times; that he was a trustworthy and noble man in Mecca; … Continue reading In the footsteps of the Prophet [Book review]

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Digital Minimalism [Book Review]

After being influenced by the 'Deep Work' ethos, I was excited knowing Cal Newport would soon release another book highlighting the complicated relationship of productivity and technology. Didn't think twice, I pre-ordered this 'Digital Minimalism' and it arrived early this February. The main theses of this book are: (1) how to 'cut' your dependence on … Continue reading Digital Minimalism [Book Review]

Factfulness [Book Review]

"This world is getting worse and worse. We should live like we were in the past. Where we live side by side with nature. When everything is so peaceful without nuclear power, terrorist threats, or climate change," that's how a lot of people thinking about the world nowadays. Even me, I love to imagine 'the … Continue reading Factfulness [Book Review]

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind [Book Review]

This book has sat on my bookshelf for about 2 years. Bought when I was in Japan, I blame my 'research busyness' not to finish this book. Two years later, I regret that I didn't finish this earlier. This book is GREAT! Harari tells us how us, Homo sapiens, end up being the 'king' of the world. … Continue reading Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind [Book Review]