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Tim, pls find time to read Great ideas!

Sunday, August 31, 2008

31-8-2008 讀報 (Week 35)

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New: (49th in 2008, 337th since 2005)
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose
Eckhart Tolle / Publisher: Dutton Adult (October 11, 2005)

另類行業:特種伴娘婚宴上力拒餓狼 2008-08-31 東方日報 E04, 熱爆日
世界版大富翁碌卡買起香港 2008-08-31 蘋果日報 E09, 開心小蘋果

Funny: Quit with Style: It would be the coolest act of angry employee.


It's cool man!

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

25/30-8-2008 讀報 (Week 35)

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布吉機場突封 飛港航班取消 局勢惡化示威者圍堵 6港團在當地 2008-08-30 香港經濟日報 A20, 港聞, 張淑瑜
全港唯一:日本女唎酒師 2008-08-30 蘋果日報 E04, 食字號
「好戲量」佔用行人專區事件──談公民社會與公共空間 2008-08-30 明報 A24, 觀點, 周末新觀點, 方秋林
思捷大減價 大行說因由 2008-08-29 香港經濟日報 004-005, 投資理財, 封面故事
老江湖黃華麒 2008-08-28 壹週刊 A056-60, 時事, 非常人語
獎牌數被惡搞成三圍圖 中國「爆乳大姐」美國「懷孕少婦」 2008-08-27 蘋果日報 A19, 兩岸要聞
洲際酒店再有八食客中毒 2008-08-28 蘋果日報 A13, 港聞
一個人一個故事《死前要做的100件事》作者只來得及做50件..... 2008-08-28 蘋果日報 A27, 國際新聞, 一個人一個故事
從橋牌桌到華爾街—— 凱恩的博弈人生 2008-08-26 信報財經新聞 P23, 理財投資, 人物.萬象
戴卓爾女出書 揭母受癡呆症折磨 2008-08-25 文匯報 A23, 國際新聞
I am not wrong,I am early. 2008-08-28 壹週刊 A088, 財經, 第壹流, 蔡東豪
留得青山在哪怕無柴燒! 2008-08-25 信報財經新聞 P36, 理財投資, 金融圈內, 錢志健

Funny: A shampoo dispenser, you can buy it via here.

Creativity is good, but not in excessive form:


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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Read list!

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New: (47/48th in 2008, 336th since 2005)
Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making
David Rothkopf / Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition (March 18, 2008)
Sex Slaves: The Trafficking of Women in Asia
Louise Brown / Publisher: Virago Press Ltd; New Ed edition (7 Jun 2001)

Today I went trainging in Science Park, meet 2 new friends, Tiffiny & Joyce. Hi nice to meet you!


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Monday, August 25, 2008

Read list!

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New: (46th in 2008, 334th since 2005)
Finished: (32th in 2008, 221th in total since 2005)
Damn, it Feels Good to Be a Banker: And Other Baller Things You Only Get to Say If You Work On Wall Street
Leveraged Sellout / Publisher: Hyperion (August 5, 2008)

I just start reading it and can not help but read read read... A really funny page turner, especially when you have some exposure to finance/background.


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Sunday, August 24, 2008

23/24-8-2008 讀報 (Week 34)

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Do you curious why I am having more time to update now?

Actually it would be a sad thing, one of my major project this year is delayed, due to some sort of technical problems, and it would means loss of US$3M+ (fill in the pipeline qty) sales this fiscal year...

Long gone my bonussss....

拒當美國人王丹:我沒有國籍 2008-08-24 明報 A16, 港聞, 特寫, 盧曼思
「細佬」美容增性趣 2008-08-24 蘋果日報 G01, 夜生活, 網上淫
Intel發明無線充電系統 2008-08-23 東方日報 A26, 國際
兩青年狂飲咳水飲出血癌 2008-08-24 東方日報 A01, 要聞, 頭條
在日觀日25年 2008-08-24 明報 P30, 讀書, 作家說, 健吾


loss bonus, gain reading time. not that bad. :D

I also think so.

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Friday, August 22, 2008

20-22-8-2008 讀報 (Week 34)

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Typhoon today, no need to work. Sydney White is very funny.

Added "Rule of thumb" extracted from What Got You Here Won't Get You There?, as a reminder to myself.

善用海關特殊區好處多巧避內地加工貿易限制 2008-08-22 明報 B09, 經濟
聯儲局插手挺雷曼求紓財困雷曼密商出售五成股份 2008-08-22 明報 A22, 國金巨龍最前線, 還看今朝, 王金國
俄羅斯與俄羅斯人 2008-08-22 文匯報 C03, 副刊新創線, 藝叢散記, 鄺健銘
水怪史畢茲︰不用再游泳,幾好! 2008-08-21 壹週刊 B118-120, 娛樂名人, 好男好女
齊來打大鱷 2008-08-21 壹週刊 A096, 財經, 第壹流, 蔡東豪
資深廣告人 傳授入行秘笈 2008-08-20 香港經濟日報 A34, Career, 吳曉怡
日人對經濟不安舊書《蟹工船》熱銷 2008-08-22 文匯報 C05, 副刊博覽
美國來的香港先生安志杰 2008-08-21 壹週刊 B068-074, 娛樂名人, 豪語錄
香港溫布頓 2008-07-24 壹週刊 A086, 財經, 第壹流, 蔡東豪

Books to watch out:
The Retrosexual Manual: How to Be a Real Man
Dave Besley / Publisher: Prion (October 1, 2008)
Review: DailyMail


A queue of children wait to exchange their toy guns for non-weapon-like toys as part of a government project to reduce violence in the area, in the Petare district of Caracas, Venezuela.


The rule of thumb is quite inspirating.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008


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Finished: (31th in 2008, 220th in total since 2005)
Art market research : a guide to methods and sources
Tom McNulty. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, c2006. / 5 days / Quite expensive

Have you read What Got You Here Won't Get You There?

At the end of the book, there is 72 questions that the arthur, Marshall Goldsmith would like all corporate leaders to address, in order to advance to a higher level and become even more successful and the quetions is in this pdf.

Take sometime to have a look!


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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

18/19-8-2008 讀報 (Week 34)

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政治人境界有高低地產商手段有好醜 2008-08-19 信報財經新聞 P13, 時事評論, 香島論叢, 練乙錚
月入逾3萬上班族 增1成 2008-08-19 香港經濟日報 A04, 要聞, 人力資源
《我的機械人女友》超越時空守護愛 2008-08-19 文匯報 C01, 副刊聲光透視
出口弱 聖誕定單遲2個月 客人採「拖字訣」 接單量跌逾1成 2008-08-18 香港經濟日報 A37, Executive & Market
少女創社交網年賺8千萬 2008-08-18 文匯報 A21, 國際新聞
阿扁洗錢,台灣民主之恥 2008-08-18 明報 A15, 港聞, 筆陣, 南方朔
撰題目員 2008-08-18 信報財經新聞 P36, 另類, 文字力量, 健吾


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Sunday, August 17, 2008

4/17-8-2008 讀報 (Week 33)

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Finished: (29/30th in 2008, 219th in total since 2005)
作者:劉國棟 / 作者:劉國棟 / 作者:劉國棟

New books borrowed from HKU:
Industrial design : techniques and materials
[edited by] Raymond Guidot ; [chiefly translated from the French by David Radzinowicz]. / Paris : Flammarion, 2006.
Industrial design : materials and manufacturing
Jim Lesko. / New York : John Wiley & Sons, c1999.
Art market research : a guide to methods and sources
Tom McNulty. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, c2006.

資產滾大回報必然減慢 2008-08-11 信報財經新聞 P24, 理財投資, 金融圈內, 錢志健
Generation Y 2008-08-04 信報財經新聞 P32, 理財投資, 金融圈內, 錢志健
網上「古惑仔」月賺50萬 2008-08-07 壹週刊 A094-096, 財經, 壹盤生意
「反向ETF」美熱賣 2008-08-12 星島日報 B04, 財富管理
陳鎮仁:一個香港工業家的心聲 2008-08-08 信報財經新聞 P41, 特稿, 與CEO對話
十大失敗dot com帶來集體回憶 2008-08-05 信報財經新聞 P45, 資訊科技, 黃秉華
這能叫中國當代藝術史嗎? 2008-08-11 信報財經新聞 P32, 另類, 文化有價, 計東平
把工作濃縮成芳醇咖啡—Espresso工作學 2008/07,天下雜誌 402期, 張漢宜 ← Worthwhile to take a look!

Books to watch out:
The Official Filthy Rich Handbook
Christopher Tennant / Publisher: Workman Publishing Company (June 19, 2008)
Ahead of the Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business School
Philip Delves Broughton / Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The (July 31, 2008)
Reviews: Economist / Business Week / Narrative of a reporter life in 2 years HBS MBA programme
The Last Amateurs: To Hell and Back with the Cambridge Boat Race Crew
Mark De Rond / Publisher: Icon Books Ltd (4 Sep 2008)
Reviews: FT / Guardian / An ethnographer "go native" view on Oxford/Cambridge 180-year-old Boat Race


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Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Read list!

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Today Typhoon, no need to work.

Finished: (27/28th in 2008, 217th in total since 2005)
Ways of Seeing
John Berger / Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) (December 1, 1990)
Richistan: A Journey Through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the New Rich
Robert Frank / Publisher: Crown (June 5, 2007)


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Sunday, August 03, 2008

3-8-2008 讀報 (Week 31)

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New: (45th in 2008, 333th since 2005)
Ways of Seeing
John Berger / Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) (December 1, 1990) changed a new layout... So good~

I am thinking apart from FT, also subscript to WSJ... that means another $2,700 a year...

80.90.00 年代 細說會考的日子 2008-08-03 明報 A10, 港聞, 會考放榜系列, 蔡惠華
演講萬人欣賞 《最後一課》作者鮑許病逝 2008-08-03 文匯報 B11, 副刊, 許森
樂園在香港 2008-08-03 蘋果日報 E06, 名采論壇, 牛棚讀書記, 梁文道(牛棚書院院長)
《加菲貓》漫畫刪掉加菲熱爆網絡輯錄出書 2008-08-03 蘋果日報 A18, 環球Pop-up

Talking about remake of arts, here are some other funny one via gizmodo:


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Friday, August 01, 2008

Book list! (Week 31)

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Hi friends, long time no see! I am been super busy for travelling and no time for updates...

Hey Ryan, I am ok next week, call you later!

New: (40/41/42/43/44th in 2008, 332th since 2005)
作者:何政廣 / 出版社:藝術家 / 出版日期:2007年01月02日
Richistan: A Journey Through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the New Rich
Robert Frank / Publisher: Crown (June 5, 2007)
The Business of Economics
John Kay / Publisher: Oxford University Press (10 Oct 1996)
The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co
William D. Cohan / Publisher: Doubleday (April 3, 2007)

香港中產只講「數」? 2008-07-24 明報 A33, 觀點, 精裝君王論, 蔡子強
手紙宣言 2008-07-21 信報財經新聞 P36, 另類, 文字力量, 健吾
山雞變鳳凰 2008-08-01 信報財經新聞 P35, 理財投資, 時勢微觀, 畢老林
穿胸圍的男人 2008-08-01 信報財經新聞 P43, 副刊, 面對面, 健吾
「搞」避孕套引爆o靚界 2008-07-24 壹週刊 A072, 財經, 壹盤生意
終極浪人——潘源良 2008-07-21 信報財經新聞 P37, 副刊, 面對面, 鄭天儀
亂變秘笈歐陽靖 2008-07-24 壹週刊 A058-A062, 時事, 非常人語
專訪《經濟學人》御用漫畫家 Kallaugher偏愛奧巴馬 2008-07-23 香港經濟日報 A29, 行政人員, People, 梁朗燕
政府下月聘AO 月薪3.3萬 2008-08-02 香港經濟日報 A16, 社會要聞
零分會考生 向建築師邁進 拳手夢醒 今SPACE修讀建築 2008-07-30 香港經濟日報 A22, 港聞, 夏志禮
越南有過金融危機嗎? 2008-07-27 亞洲週刊 P31, 新思維, 王正鵬
閱世讀人看書肆 2008-07-26 信報財經新聞 P29, 文化.書評, 周淑賢
走私大米邊境新興行業 2008-07-25 信報財經新聞 P13, 兩岸消息, 中國21, 上官慧敏


This is the reason why it looks so familiar when I saw the cover of Richistan... Remake of Grant Wood's American Gothic

Here is the UK version cover, which is better?


wellcome back
Good to see you again!!!!

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