Sunday, October 17

The amazingness of immediacy

Yesterday I was reading an article on the computer that mentioned a book, The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs: Insanely Different Principles for Breakthrough Success. The article had a link to where the book was described. One click and I got to Amazon. I read the description and decided I wanted the Kindle edition. One more click, a pause, and I had it on both my computer and my Kindle Reader. I’ve been reading (and re-reading) it to myself and to Karla and to anyone who will listen, including the cats. Tomorrow if it isn’t raining, I’ll read it to any horse who happens to be bored and will listen to my chatter.

It is an awfully well-written book, outlining the seven secrets to success in any endeavor, with the first secret being “Do what you love.” I highly recommend it to anyone who wishes to follow in the footsteps of a brilliant innovator.


Agneta and David said...

Thanks for the tip. I am ordering it from Amazon today. How do you like the Kindle so far?

Tom Hurley said...

I've discovered odd problems with the books they translate to Kindle, like hyphen-ations in the middle of a line, or things like question marks where there should be hyphens. And sometimes sentences are left hanging with no end. Amazon doesn't seem to bother with quality control.

Also, I find that reading the Kindle books on my Mac is a much better experience than reading them on a Kindle. And the Mac version is free.