[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”

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[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”

[Book Review] The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

I am hoping to keep the good habit of reading books and reviewing them until the end of the summer. For the second book of this series, I decided to read the well-established Best Seller “The Millionaire Next Door”, first published in 1996.

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[Book Review] What Happened by Hillary Roham Clinton

As I spend many hours on Reddit, Quora, Medium and Twitter, I have accumulated a long list of books to read. Indeed, commenters online love to share their advice on which books to read, and I, love to try out new suggestions. These days, I summoned in myself the courage to go through some of them. The first book is “What Happend” by Hillary Rodham Clinton. Continue reading “[Book Review] What Happened by Hillary Roham Clinton”

[Reviews] February 2018 Books Reviews

Image result for Alibaba The House that Jack Ma Built by Duncan Clark

For this month’s book readings, I decided to add a rating system because the list is made of books I sadly did not enjoy as much as I hoped. Although it is up to the reader to try and see if they will enjoy the content (no two readers will have the exact same view), I thought that this would help me convey both positive and negative opinions without sounding too harsh. Here, I am introducing two books about two successful businessmen: Alibaba’s Ma Yun and Omaha’s Warren Buffet. Continue reading “[Reviews] February 2018 Books Reviews”

[Book Recommendations] July 2017

This month, I took the time to read 3 books. As they were all books I wanted to read for a long time now and waited patiently for them to be available at the library, each of these books ended up being meaningful and an enjoyable experience. Continue reading “[Book Recommendations] July 2017”

[Book Recommendations] June 2017

We are back in summer, the time of the year when I actually have time to read some books. Throughout the academic year, I have accumulated a list of books to read. I still have a long list of books to go through, but here is a first list of what I found must enlightening this month. Continue reading “[Book Recommendations] June 2017”

[Book Review] The Master Algorithm by Pedro Domingos

This week’s book is The Master Alogirthm by Pedro Domingos. I wanted to read a machine learning focused book and this was named as one of the best introduction level book about the subject. And it sure was a great introduction level book, because it didn’t turn around and went right into the subject. It was obvious this man knew what he was talking about. Continue reading “[Book Review] The Master Algorithm by Pedro Domingos”

[Book Review] Women In Tech by Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack

The book Women In Tech by Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack had all the elements to be a good read for me. I was looking for a woman oriented book, about their success in the world of computing and technology. Sadly, my expectations were not met through it and although a few chapters were interesting, many didn’t appeal to me the right way. Continue reading “[Book Review] Women In Tech by Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack”