I'm a huge fan of Tim Ferris. I listen to his podcast religiously and I always re-read his books the 4 Hour Work Week, 4 Hour Body and 4 Hour Chef. Tools of Titans is the lifestyle hacker's latest offering and is an amalgamation of all the learnings from his interviews with famous guests from his podcast. Playing with the Chompasaurus, drinking coffee and reading #toolsoftitans.…
Seth Godin is awesome. His ideas are interesting and valuable and he knows what he is talking about when it comes to marketing and entrepreneurship. The Big Red Fez: How to Make any Website Better is not only a practical guidebook but will get you thinking about how you market your content or product. SEE ALSO: Musings on the iPod The basic premise is simple and two fold. A monkey…
If you feel stuck in a career rut, want to make more money, increase your confidence, find your passion or improve your business skills, then #GirlBoss is the book for you. Here's how to be successful as a woman in business. #GirlBoss author, Sophia Amoruso is richer than Beyonce and is one of the richest self-made women in the world At 22, Sophia Amoruso had opened…
Steal Like An Artist is a book about things no one told you about being creative. The author, Austin Kleon, is a writer that draws. The idea for the book came when a slide from a presentation he was giving went viral. Austin Kleon wished he had known about these earlier in his career. The book expands on these points. Every great artist is a thief The…
Online trolls are their own breed. This is why we can't have nice things: mapping the relationship between online trolling and mainstream culture by Whitney Phillips takes us through the history of trolling and shows us how trolling can be both good and bad. I often find that people have their brave shoes on when going online. There's constructive criticism, voicing an opinion and then there's hate…
Every so often a book comes you way that changes the way you think. I read this book because I've been struggling with how technology changes your life. You don't really realize by how much until you stop. Although written in 2013, Present Shock: when everything happens now by Douglas Rushkoff is still relavent. SEE ALSO: A previous book club pick, Thrive by Arianna Huffington. The digital…
My name is Sam. A South African geek who loves gadgets, technology and Esports. I'm obsessed with South African Esports, own far too many pairs of Converse and secretly wish I could be one of the X-Men. This little blog is a space to find friends who share my geekiness and love for gaming, gadgets and Esports. Welcome!
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- June 21, 2017
By Sam Wright