Sheena Shih

很喜歡小時候單純為文字的感動而讀書。 ​​村上春樹的喃喃自語、 張愛玲如畫般的故事、 Emily Dickinson的想像力、三毛的細膩情感….小時候讀書沒有目的,在渾然忘我的狀態下啃一字一句,為了感受文字帶給我一幅幅的畫:像仰躺在小船上,敞徉於溪河中,陽光灑在身上隨著河水前進。流暢、寧靜,只有我和我在文字中創造的世界。真是美好的感覺啊! 長大後讀書,理智總在前方叮嚀著: ​​「別人都在看的書,你也該看」 ​​「看這本書能知道世界怎麼運轉」 ​​「看這本書能了解男人怎麼想」 ​​「看這本書能學會當女人」 ​​「看看偉人是怎麼活的吧」 ​​「你該加強專業知識了」 ​​這些目的扭曲了我們看書的感覺,為達目的而硬塞一本又一本的世界生存手冊。於是長大後看書,鮮少有小時候的感動。更令人沮喪的是,現在再看村上春樹,已經找不回當初的感覺了。那些感動跑去哪兒了? 我想他們還在,只是隨著年紀增長,現實生活的壓力,我已不再用小時候的心智去建構文字世界。10幾歲時讀村上春樹描述20–30歲的故事,是我對長大的憧憬。現在長大了,小說散文裡的故事有些對我來說已微不足道,也許因為我已經歷過類似、亦或更奇特的人生。而現在再讀張愛玲,沒有小時候初次閱讀的震撼,反而能以平靜的心,深深體悟她如此生動的描繪與胡蘭成的感情:

Read Like A Kid
Read Like A Kid
Haruki Murakami

很喜歡小時候單純為文字的感動而讀書。

​​村上春樹的喃喃自語、 張愛玲如畫般的故事、 Emily Dickinson的想像力、三毛的細膩情感….小時候讀書沒有目的,在渾然忘我的狀態下啃一字一句,為了感受文字帶給我一幅幅的畫:像仰躺在小船上,敞徉於溪河中,陽光灑在身上隨著河水前進。流暢、寧靜,只有我和我在文字中創造的世界。真是美好的感覺啊!

長大後讀書,理智總在前方叮嚀著:

​​「別人都在看的書,你也該看」

​​「看這本書能知道世界怎麼運轉」

​​「看這本書能了解男人怎麼想」

​​「看這本書能學會當女人」

​​「看看偉人是怎麼活的吧」

​​「你該加強專業知識了」

​​這些目的扭曲了我們看書的感覺,為達目的而硬塞一本又一本的世界生存手冊。於是長大後看書,鮮少有小時候的感動。更令人沮喪的是,現在再看村上春樹,已經找不回當初的感覺了。那些感動跑去哪兒了?

我想他們還在,只是隨著年紀增長,現實生活的壓力,我已不再用小時候的心智去建構文字世界。10幾歲時讀村上春樹描述20–30歲的故事,是我對長大的憧憬。現在長大了,小說散文裡的故事有些對我來說已微不足道,也許因為我已經歷過類似、亦或更奇特的人生。而現在再讀張愛玲,沒有小時候初次閱讀的震撼,反而能以平靜的心,深深體悟她如此生動的描繪與胡蘭成的感情:

​​「見了他,她變得很低很低,低到塵埃裡,但她心裡是歡喜的,從塵埃裡開出花來。」

​​長大後,文字帶給我們的感動已僅是生命中的一小部分。我期待,沒有羈絆及目的,能回到如孩童般的閱讀。誠如村上春樹遇見100%的女孩般的單純感動:

​​「妳好!妳對我來說是100%的女孩喔。」

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While working on Smart Home projects, I had the opportunity to take a closer look at IoT and to think about its concept and core value, which are simple but hard to articulate.

The idea of IoT, short for Internet of Things, overhauls the conceptual model of conventional Human-Computer Interaction…

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The cherry blossom in Kyoto didn’t take off on time due to the unusually long winter, but we were fortunate enough to still catch a few wakening Sakura.

Perhaps walking down the streets with UNESCO right next to you, biking with the locals, managing to stay alive after countless raw beef, and having the best pasta in the world (YES! in Japan) are what really make Kyoto beautiful.

愚人節老天爺沒有開我們玩笑。

誠如Line下的櫻花瓣,京都的Sakura終於克服逗留不走的嚴寒,綻放出遲來的蓓蕾。

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The new Inner Harbour Bridge in Copenhagen was opened to public last Thursday. The bridge, which connects the Nyhavn and Christianshavn districts, separates bike and pedestrian lanes with several vista points in between.

It’s definitely worth the visit with your bike on a sunny day.

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Ever since the stock price went on a roller coaster ride, people around me have been wondering if this place is falling apart.

When it was on the top of the hill, the organizational structure and the working processes failed to improve along with the growth of the product lines, enormous amount of issues were built upon bureaucracy. I started fighting against self-content, but have never succeeded.

However, the down turn might be a good turning point. People finally wake up to look beyond their comfort zone for salvation, which has never happened when the things were smooth. This is especially true with the big boss, whom has finally showed determination and guts to make things better. If we can make it through, I believe the fruits for those people who stay will be sweet.

So fight on!

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It’s a good year, a year that celebrates imagination and fascinating stories.

Loved the performance from Dallas Buyers Club, loved the beautiful score from Her, loved the intensity from Gravity, and many more…

A great movie doesn’t have to be deep, abstract, or complex. I appreciate stories which inspire me, touch my heart, and open my eyes to see people and the world from different perspectives.

(Written on March 12, 2014)

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