Monday, January 2, 2017

#10 Edx

Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel

Institution:  Microsoft


Dany Hoter (Senior Program Manager Excel team)
Jonathan Sanito (Senior Content Developer Microsoft)

Saturday, December 17, 2016

#9 TED Talk

Arianna Huffington: How to succeed? Get more sleep


1. incredibly [ɪnˈkrɛdəblɪ] (adv.)難以置信地、很、極為
    Ex: I felt incredibly ashamed of myself for getting so angry. 

2. faint [fent] (v.)暈倒
    Ex: She suddenly fell forward on to the table and fainted. 

3. cheekbone [ˈtʃikboʊn] (n.)髖骨
    Ex: There was a triangular scar on his cheekbone. 

4. literally [ˈlɪtərəli] (adv.)照字面地
    Ex: The word ‘planet’ literally means ‘wandering body’.

5. brag [bræɡ] (v.)自誇  
    Ex: He made brag of his skill. 

6. sleep-deprived  睡眠不足
    Ex: People who are sleep-deprived are often cranky and slow thinking.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

#6 Steve Jobs’ Talk

'You've got to find what you love,' Jobs says


1. diverge [daɪˈvɜrdʒ] (v.) 分歧
      Ex: This is where our opinions diverge from each other. (這就是我們意見產生分歧之處。)

2. quote [kwoʊt] (n.) 引用
      Ex: He quoted some old Chinese sayings to illustrate his points. (他引用了中國的一些俗話來解釋他的觀點。)

3. intuition [ˌɪntuˈɪʃn] (n.) 直覺
      Ex: He knew this thing by intuition. (他憑直覺瞭解了這件事。)

4. poetic [poʊˈetɪk] (adv.) 詩意的
      Ex: There is a poetic quality to her playing. (她的演奏富有詩意的品質。)


1. Don't lose faith. 不要失去信心。

2. Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish. 常保飢渴求知,常存虛懷若愚。


I think the three life stories that Steve Jobs has said are quite reasonable in his sense. Perhaps my life experience is not enough, so I can not produce good resonance, but I admire him that he find his goal at seventeen years old.  I hope I also can find my future goal as soon as possible.