At wits' end...
At wits' end...

My humble attempt at coming to terms with modern technology

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At wits' end...

My humble attempt at coming to terms with modern technology


'Grit' by Angela Duckworth - Book Summary Part II

In the first part of this book summary (Part1), we looked at what 'Grit' is, and why is it important. We understood that like Calculus or Piano, 'Grit' can be an acquired skill. It was evident from one of the studies that Grit could either be influenced by the cultural setting in which you grow up, or Grit could get better as we mature. A…

Ramya VasudevanRamya Vasudevan

'How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big' by Scott Adams

Success is 10% inspiration and 99% perspiration. This is true of any world-class performer. But usually, the hard work, the sweating and the panting get drowned in the trumpets and the hurrahs. In Angela Duckworth's book, 'Grit', she explains: Nobody wants to show you the hours and hours of becoming. They'd rather show the highlight o…

Ramya VasudevanRamya Vasudevan

'Gone Girl' by Gillian Flynn

I've always had great appreciation for writers and books in general, but the book Gone Girl gave me a deeper appreciation for the effort that goes into book-writing. Some authors do not receive the recognition they deserve and I feel Gillian Flynn is one of them. Gone Girl is her third book and I couldn't help but wonder how I could have…

Ramya VasudevanRamya Vasudevan