[Blog Reads] June 2018

It is the end of June, which means we are officially half-way through the summer term. Wow, that sounds crazy! For students, the summer period may be one of the busiest every year. Although, let’s not kid ourselves, every term is harsh. Summer is time for technical interview prepping, learning new tools, finish off side projects, plan fall term and do your full-time summer internship. Furthermore, everyone tries to pack their week-end and evenings with trips, outings and festivals. Overall, it can be pretty exhausting. To all the other students out there, you can do it!

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[Book Review] The Mythical Man-Month

This book is one of the most famous essay in Computer Science. Written by Frederick P. Brooks Jr in 1975, the book describes one of the most famous software law: “Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later”. Continue reading “[Book Review] The Mythical Man-Month”

[Book Review] Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ahlee Vance

Elon Musk is the poster boy for the “Billionaire” tag. Fairly good-looking, extremely rich and with well-established accomplishments, Musk is an inspiration to the new generation. After Steve Jobs, it is now time for Musk to have a must-read book dedicated to him. And that book? It is Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ahlee Vance. Continue reading “[Book Review] Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ahlee Vance”

[Blog Reads] May 2018

I have started to use Twitter a lot more to follow developers, data scientists and data visualization specialists. This makes me especially proud of this month’s “Blog Reads” as there is such a variety of fun and amazing projects that I was able to read about. Continue reading “[Blog Reads] May 2018”