26 Jul

Byte Magazine Archives

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Earlier this week I accidentally stumbled on archive.org where they are hosting an extensive backlog of old issues of Byte magazine. This magazine was an American microcomputer magazine, influential in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s (and well before my time). I’ve been skimming through a couple of these old magazines, and I got […]

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17 Jul

Outliers – The Story of Success

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A couple of weeks ago, I digested the audio version of Outliers – The Story of Success, written by Malcolm Gladwell. In this book, the author tells the story of a couple well-known and also lesser-known individuals that are considered to be successful. But what’s particularly interesting about this book, is the analysis the author […]

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22 Feb

Book Review: The Unix Programming Environment

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A couple of weeks ago I finished reading The Unix Programming Environment, written by Brian W. Kernighan and Rob Pike. The main reason that I picked up this classic book was to learn more about the fundamentals of Unix. I must say that this book is an excellent guide to start learning more about this […]

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16 Aug

Book Reviews: CoffeeScript and JavaScript Web Applications

While catching up on my reading backlog, I particularly enjoyed reading two new books I bought recently which I’m going to briefly discuss in this blog post. 1. CoffeeScript – Accelerated JavaScript Development   CoffeeScript – Accelerated JavaScript Development, written by Trevor Burnham, gets you up and running with CoffeeScript in no time. This book […]

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