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Akio Morita On Management

For the past few weeks, I’ve been reading Made In Japan, a story about Akio Morita‘s life and the first three decades since the founding of Sony Corporation. I haven’t finished this book, but the last chapter titled ‘On Management’ was very interesting and it… Read More

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100 Kiva Loans Later

Today I made my 100th micro loan on Kiva.org . I joined Kiva in July 2007 and today I have $275 across 15 active loans, so I’m one of those people with a minimal fund who re-loan as soon as there’s enough repayment. Here are… Read More

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Australia According To NodeUp

I’m a fan of NodeUp, a podcast of all things Node.js-related, and a great source of thoughts/opinions from the who’s who in Node.js community. Putting the serious stuff aside, the show has a running joke where the hosts put on their best effort to prop… Read More

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Mamiya RB67

My earliest memory of real photography was this Mamiya camera my dad used for his work. My dad was an entrepreneur and started a small advertising company in the 80s, which means I grew up surrounded by tons of printing, design, photography, and various other… Read More

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Kelly Johnson In Skunk Works

I still have 80 pages to go on Skunk Works, but this book has been one of the best I’ve ever read. The story revolves around an elite group within Lockheed Martin called Skunk Works, who worked on top secret projects and engineered some of… Read More

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Quotes From 37signals Rework

Pictured above is my copy of Rework. The photo was taken by Latte Girl at the State Library of Victoria. If there’s ever going to be anyone changing the way we work and the way we run a business, then I’ll bet my money on… Read More

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