Book Reviews

Five Books every Junior Developer should own

Motivation When you start your career in software development you become bamboozled by the amount of material on the interwebs, the number of published books (print and ebooks) and the available courses online and offline. Let me lend you a helping hand! As I stated in Thoughts on building a library knowledge is power and…

Surrounded by idiots – Book Review

Today’s book review is a guest article of Maximilian Brenner All just idiots!!! This thought has certainly crossed some people’s minds after a meeting or group work, but is everyone else really an idiot or am I the idiot in the room? The author Thomas Erikson thinks it is simply a matter of communication. In…

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Books about Space

  To Space and Back Endurance: My Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Flying to the Moon: An Astronaut’s Story An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth Letters from an Astrophysicist NASA Saturn V Owners’…

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Books about Artificial Intelligence & Data Science

Foundation Annotated Turing Statistics For Dummies The Practically Cheating Statistics Handbook Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Appoach Prediction & Data Science The Signal and the Noise: The Art and Science of Prediction The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction Philosophical Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine The…

My book writing workflow

In this article I want to give you a short overview of my book writing process which I use in my current project “Level Up!” Content Overview For planning purposes I use Google Docs. Everything is tracked in a spreadsheet. I use task based planning.

Review Management 3.0 by Jurgen Appelo – Part 1

The author Jurgen Appelo is “an entrepreneur, speaker, and writer pioneering leadership to help innovative businesses survive and thrive in the 21st century.” The book This book is a beast! On almost 400 pages divided into 16 chapters Jurgen lays the foundation for his Management 3.0 concept. Chapter 1 Marty the M3.0 monster 6 views…

Thoughts on building a library

I’ve always loved to read as a child but what I read depended mostly on the books I got as birthday presents. As an adult I occasionally bought some books at book stores at train stations. But I never had a strategy how to build a library. Why do I need a library? Knowledge is…

Review Code Reading

If you learn a music instrument you have to learn riffs, licks and songs. No teacher will ever say “Here are all the chords and scales. Go into the world and make people happy” Does not work. But in software development sometimes it seems to look like that universities show you algorithms and data structure…