Nameless @ Princeton is the show where my goal is to meet with the most impressive students at Princeton - students who successfully combine great academic experience with vibrancy in extracurricular activities, sports & social life.
In Episode 3, Arman Suleimenov and Dominic Kao, 1st year MSE students in Computer Science, recommend top 3 books, top 3 websites, top 3 persons, top 3 movies watched recently, top 3 countries to visit, discuss how their days look like, what they do when not studying/working and much more.
Location: Friend Center 006, Princeton University
When: Sat, Feb 12
Books (from here on, the first 3 items are by Dominic, the last - by Arman):
- “How to talk to anyone: 92 little tricks for long success in relationships”
- “On intelligence”, Jeff Hawkins
- “Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies”, Jared Diamond
- “The bed of Procrustes”, Nassim Taleb,
- “How to Win at College”, “How to become a straight-A student”, Cal Newport
- “Remembering the Kanji, Vol. 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters”, James Heisig
- “The Power of Less: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential...in Business and in Life”, Leo Babauta
Websites (services, blogs, etc.)
- Digg.com - social news
- Metacritic.com - video games reviews / ratings
- Airbnb.com - marketplace for places to stay around the world
- Picnik.com - easy and free way for editing photos online
- JessicaMah.com - blog about entrepreneurship and startups by 19-year old founder and CEO of inDinero.com
- MattCutts.com/blog/ - blog on SEO, search, productivity by the head of webspam team at Google
- Jon Stewart, stand-up comedian, satirist, TV host
- Bruce Lee, martial artist, actor, founder of Jeet Kune Do
- Will Wright, video game designer
- David H. Hansson, creator of Ruby on Rails, partner at 37signals
- Jason Fried, founder of 37signals, co-author of ‘Rework’, ‘Getting Real’
- Paul Graham - essayist, programmer, VC, co-founder of Viaweb
Top 3 movies
- Braveheart (1995), Mel Gibson
- Reservoir Dogs (1992), Quentin Tarantino
- Shawshank Redemption (1994), Morgan Freeman
- The Last Samurai (2003), Edward Zwick, Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe
- The Way of the Dragon (1972), Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris
- The Legend of the Drunken Master (1994), Jackie Chan
Top 3 countries
- 1. Canada
- 2. France
- 3. Taiwan
- 1. Japan
- 2. Thailand
- 3. Peru
- Breakthrough in natural language processing. On February 14, 2011 IBM’s Watson computer will face its toughest challenge on Jeopardy! by competing with the current champions
- BigThink’s Beyond the Search Box event on Feb 1, 2011 (‘Google and Bing face off’, ‘How Google is reshaping our brain’, ‘How to end Google Monopoly’)
- How does your day look like? How was it last semester?
- What do you do when not working/studying for fun?
- Any study or general efficiency techniques to share?
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