Book Club: Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans

By |2020-06-02T09:08:33+02:00June 4th, 2020|

IceLab's book club features an informal discussion of a book once a week.  The sessions are drop-in and open to anyone at Umeå University who would like to take part.  It's not necessary to come to every meeting, and drop by if you're just curious about it! During the COVD-19 self isolation, we are holding [...]

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 [...]

Book Club: The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

By |2020-04-21T12:53:51+02:00April 23rd, 2020|

IceLab's book club features an informal discussion of a book once a week.  The sessions are drop-in and open to anyone at Umeå University who would like to take part.  It's not necessary to come to every meeting, and drop by if you're just curious about it! During the COVD-19 self isolation, we are holding [...]

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 [...]

Book Club: Ignorance: How it Drives Science by Stuart Firestein. Part 3 (final)

By |2019-02-05T14:07:39+01:00February 8th, 2019|

IceLab's book club features informal discussion of a book once a week.  The sessions are drop-in and open to anyone at Umeå University who would like to take part.  It's not necessary to come to every meeting, and drop by if you're just curious about it! We are reading the book Ignorance: How it Drives [...]

Ignorance

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 [...]

Book Club: Writing without bullshit

By |2018-10-17T13:45:24+02:00October 26th, 2018|

IceLab's book club features informal discussion of a book once a week.  The sessions are drop-in and open to anyone at Umeå University who would like to take part.  It's not necessary to come to every meeting, and drop by if you're just curious about it! We are reading the book Writing Without Bullshit: Boost Your [...]

Book Club: Radical Focus Day 3

By |2018-10-01T12:05:50+02:00October 5th, 2018|

IceLab's book club features informal discussion of a book once a week.  The sessions are drop-in and open to anyone at Umeå University who would like to take part.  It's not necessary to come to every meeting, and drop by if you're just curious about it! We are reading the book Radical Focus: Achieving Your [...]