Scale: Book Club Snapshot

By |2024-02-01T14:10:31+01:00February 1st, 2024|

Scale: a Book Club Snapshot ‘Scale’ looks at different scaling laws throughout living systems, cities and companies. The IceLab book club enjoyed reading this in the autumn term 2023 and all the discussions it prompted. Here is the take of two members of the book club, Josephine Solowiej-Wedderburn and Maja Lindström, on [...]

Book Club: The Formula

By |2020-05-18T13:58:31+02:00May 18th, 2020|

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success Author: Albert-Laszlo Barabási This book aims to summarize success in a single formula containing a set of five rules that catch “the complex but reproducible mechanisms that generate success”. The book club has enjoyed this easy to read book that leaves a lot of room [...]

Radical Focus

By |2020-04-22T13:42:09+02:00March 22nd, 2019|

Radical Focus: Achieving Your Most Important Goals with Objective and Key Results Author: Christina R. Wodtke This book shows a method for how you can organise your work and focus you attention to what is important. This is done with: Objective & Key Results = OKRs These are short statements of [...]


By |2020-04-22T13:54:48+02:00November 5th, 2018|

Ignorance: How it drives science Author: Stuart Firestein This book has new take on ignorance — what we as a scientific community don’t know. Overall, the book club members enjoyed reading it, and we had several interesting discussions about science and our ignorance. Here are some of our key takeaways. First, knowledge [...]

What’s your message?

By |2020-04-22T13:57:43+02:00June 4th, 2018|

What’s your message? Public speaking with twice the impact, using half the effort. Author: Cam Barber This book debunks several myths about public speaking and gives handy tips on how to structure, practise and deliver a talk. Overall, the book was highly appreciated by the members of the book club. The [...]

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