I once had a list of >200 books listed at my linkedin.com profile. But linkedin decided to kill everybody's book list. I had 21 followers then. After the removal, I received emails from about 50 people saying they actually had been watching my list as well. So with 70 + fans I thought perhaps restarting the reading list and short-blogging a bit makes sense.
Why the name? My Chinese name is the same as one of Qin Dynasty emperor's name. My best friends have been calling me that for over 3 decades. So here it goes.