Category Archives: Book review

Site Reliability Engineering @ Google

  Overall, great write up. As an engineer mostly involved on the build side it introduced me to a number of good ideas and confirmed others. It’s Google DevOps++. Here is a quick bite-sized packaging of the main takeaways. Watch … Continue reading

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Software estimation – Demystifying the back art.

Great book by Steve McConnell. Time well spent, reading it. I put together a lunch hour summary for my project team. Tried to capture the essence of the message. BookReview

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Haskell walkthrough – III

Types Haskell is statically typed meaning everything has to have a type. This allows the compiler to catch a lot of erros (unlike Python, like Java) Haskell has type inference, meaning you dont have to specify the type all the … Continue reading

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The New How – book review

 Merchant, Nilofer (2009). O’Reilly Media. The book examines the way we collaborate or the lack of it. The author argues that in a knowledge economy, the top down industrial way of thinking does not work any more. Smart people need … Continue reading

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Book review: The Design Of Design

Its a well written and substantial book.  Deep personal experiences and clear writing style make it a winner. I tried to outline the essence of the book here.  If you are like me, you can use this as checklist to … Continue reading

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