What it actually turned out to be was an (almost) warm story of a young german girl trapped in—what appears to her still-evolving sense of the world as—weird and unintuitive ways of a warring Nazi Germany.
The Pragmatic Programmer is a structured collection of tips and practical advice for programmers looking to get better at their craft.
Cross-posted from Goodreads It’s said that Coming into the Country is one of the finest books on Alaska and wilderness ever written. That may be true, but I wouldn’t know as this is the only book on wilderness I’ve read. I picked up this book from The Tim Ferriss Show podcast episode with David Heinemeier […]
Cross-posted from Goodreads The book presents a collection of simple and neat ideas around how to think about managing your money. Notice my emphasis on “how to think about managing” rather than “how to manage.” I guess the title itself makes it abundantly clear that rather than discussing “proven” formulae for increasing your wealth it […]
Cross-posted from Goodreads Practical, on-the-ground tips from a long-time FBI hostage negotiator. While some tips from hostage crises may not translate 1:1 to business or personal negotiations, most of them do (you’ll instinctively feel so). The author does an excellent job in pushing across two major takeaways — (a) you cannot separate out emotion from […]