The art of parenting: just let your kids get bored

I know I will draw a lot of flak for saying this, but I just say it anyway: being bored is good for you, it’s good for the kids too. Nowadays, we are surrounded by so much entertainment that it is very hard to get bored. Have you tried to just remain silent for...

A promise of Elixir

Today is the start of 2020. A lot of us was and is enjoying our year end holiday. What did you do during your holiday? For me, it is a time of reflection and reading, and today I want to introduce a book that I read Lifespan: Why We Age– and Why We Don’t...

Scribbling notes directly on PDF documents

One of the benefits of physical books or documents over ebooks is that the former is writable– you can write notes on the physical books, or in the margin. This feature is very much missed on Kindle. For an ebook device that wants to penetrate the professional...

Spreading the joy of reading at UniKL Library

Last week we were commissioned to deliver, install and give training to use Boox 10.3” inch NotePro at UniKL Library– the Tunku Azizah Knowledge Centre. With librarians and Boox As a generic Android ereader, Boox is a well-suited device for library...

A wonderful review on Nova Pro

We would like to thank our boox fan, The Travel Techie, for posting a wonderful review on Onyx Boox Nova Pro! A good review helps consumers understand the product more, and also helps to improve the product. We hope that more fans can chime in and post their reviews...

Why I’m thankful to be born today

Today ( 12.10) is my birthday, this is the day I turn 38. And today I would like to introduce two books: Enlightenment now, and Factfullness. Here are the two books that tell you the positive trends that your newspapers won’t tell you– that our lifespan is...

What Einstein can teach us about life

Einstein was my childhood hero. He is still my hero. From one thought experiment to another, he discovered one new law of physics after another. He fathomed the secret of the universe with his pure thoughts. It’s astounding and humbling to see how far this...

强逼孩子学习,弊大于利?

日前看了一则视频,小学学习奥数,弊大于利?有兴趣的朋友可以通过以下链接观看。 我们说华小学习压力大,孩子被逼超前学习与他们实际年龄不相称的课程,导致童年被牺牲。但是中国儿童学习压力更大。为了可以升上更好的中学,小学生就必须参加奥林匹克数学班(奥数),因为竞争激烈,在普通考试考获好的成绩恐怕已经不够。 在这种水涨船高的情况下,学习奥数从可选项变成了必选项,许多儿童,不管乐不乐意、对数学有没有兴趣,都被父母半哄半强迫的送入奥数班。...