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Gene Kim is a multiple award-winning CTO, researcher and author, and has been studying high-performing technology organizations since 1999. He was founder and CTO of Tripwire for 13 years.
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Battle of the Linguist Mages
Scotto Moore - 2022-01-11
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This riveting book, Battle of the Linguist Mages, delves into the modern-day arcana of combat linguistics in Los Angeles. Follow Isobel, the Queen of Sparkle Dungeon game, as she learns the secrets of 'power morphemes' to gain an edge in the game. But her discovery makes her a target, stirring up a resistance movement that could save California and its people from a terrible fate. Time is running out, and bigger threats emerge from dark dimensions. Will Isobel be able to choose a side before it's too late?
Gene Kim
OMG. Just finished reading Linguist Mage by @scottomoore It's absurd, insane, ridiculous, brilliant. One of the wildest, most hysterical population of baddies ever. Like, seriously WTF. Like a cross between @cstross, Snow Crash, and Ready Player One.      fuente
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Invisible Sun
Charles Stross - 2021-09-08
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Invisible Sun by Charles Stross is a thrilling and entangled techno-thriller that explores alternate timelines, a renegade British monarch on the run through the streets of Berlin, and robotic alien invaders wreaking havoc in the USA. As the stakes escalate and humanity's fate hangs in the balance, can disgraced worldwalker Rita and her intertemporal extraordinaire mother save the day and prevent extermination across all known timelines? Get ready for a wild ride in this heart-pumping follow-up to Dark State.
Gene Kim
I so much enjoyed “Invisible Sun” by @cstross — brilliant work!!!! Maybe my favorite book from him ever! 🎉 - parallel universes - ultra beyond fathomable interstellar warfare - amazing Cold War detente/DEFCON 1 tropes - ultimate fog of war / diplomacy      fuente
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Getting Clojure
Build Your Functional Skills One Idea at a Time
Russ Olsen - 2018-04-20
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Learn how to think functionally and master the Clojure programming language with Getting Clojure. This accessible book goes beyond the mechanics of the language to help readers understand the ideas behind the framework and features. With real-world examples and a focus on functional programming, Getting Clojure is perfect for developers looking to expand their skills and master one of the best languages for functional programming. Please note that some programming experience and specific software is required.
Gene Kim
@RhetTurnbull @clojuredesign @ndj @enigma2a @scottnasello I'd recommend: - get @intellijidea & @CursiveIDE - get a REPL running inside your editor, as per: - be able to replicate writing a simple program, as per: - fave book right now for beginners: @russolsen      fuente
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Grokking Simplicity
Taming complex software with functional thinking
Eric Normand - 2021-04-25 (publicado por primera vez en 2019)
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Discover a unique approach to functional programming with Grokking Simplicity. This practical guide offers valuable insights into why modern software can be complex and difficult to manage, and teaches you functional techniques to simplify these systems. Learn how to design and develop more efficient software that's easier to test and debug.
Gene Kim
@bcamerongain @mtnygard @ericnormand Here’s a link to the fantastic book from @ericnormand — I think it’s the best books on functional programming, for programmers of any level. Uses concepts of Actions, Data, and Calculations to reframe programming. I think it’s brilliant.      fuente
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The Machine
A Radical Approach to the Design of the Sales Function
Justin Roff-Marsh - 2015-10-20
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Discover The Machine, a groundbreaking book by Justin Roff-Marsh that reveals how executives worldwide have built incredibly efficient sales functions and market-dominating enterprises. Through the stories of his silent revolutionaries, Roff-Marsh challenges traditional sales management orthodoxy and introduces a new world of inside sales, fixed salaries, and integrated marketing and engineering. Whether you're looking to seize the opportunities of this new sales order, or avoid falling behind, The Machine is your field guide to success.
Gene Kim
@DonDemcsak You're in luck! Those books have already been written! Both are quite good — first is in novel form and more specific to tech sales, second in more classic form. I remember finding both quite illuminating. 1. 2.      fuente
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The Cash Machine
Richard Klapholz - 2004-01-01
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Learn the Theory of Constraints for sales in this TOC Business Novel. The Cash Machine provides a step-by-step method for evaluating prospects, attracting customers, and closing sales. Discover how to develop a critical chain for sales that can be adapted to any organization.
Gene Kim
@DonDemcsak You're in luck! Those books have already been written! Both are quite good — first is in novel form and more specific to tech sales, second in more classic form. I remember finding both quite illuminating. 1. 2.      fuente
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The Quantum Magician
Derek Kunsken - 2018-10-02
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Join a world of engineered Homo quantus, including the precarious and cunning Belisarius. When a client offers him untold wealth to move a squadron of warships across the enemy wormhole, Belisarius must step up and embrace his birthright. But to succeed, he'll need a crew built from all new sub-branches of humanity, and the job is so big that it might trigger an interstellar war. Will Belisarius and his team succeed, or will they point the way to the next step of Homo quantus evolution?
Gene Kim
One of most fun sci-if books I've read in years: Quantum Magician, by @DerekKunsken! Kudos! An exhilarating cross of Ocean's Eleven, grand quantum mechanic tales like Quarantine, Distress by @gregeganSF, & huge scale genetic engineering by Frank Herbert      fuente
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Creative Missile Development at China Lake
Ron Westrum - 1999-01-01 (publicado por primera vez en 2013)
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Discover the gripping tale of a group of unconventional scientists who beat the odds to create the ultimate air-to-air missile. You'll be fascinated by their journey as they navigate Navy bureaucracy and well-funded projects to achieve their goal. Don't miss out on this incredible true story of innovation and perseverance.
Gene Kim
Okay, I'm resuming note taking on Dr. Ron Westrum's fantastic book "Sidewinder: Creative Missile Development at China Lake", where he studied what factors led sustained greatness and innovation, outperforming almost every other air to air missile program at the time.      fuente
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The Jaws Log
Expanded Edition (Shooting Script)
Carl Gottlieb - 2005-06-14 (publicado por primera vez en 1975)
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of one of the most iconic films of all time, this book follows the journey of Steven Spielberg as he transforms Peter Benchley's bestselling novel into the classic movie Jaws. Written by the screenwriter who worked with Spielberg on set, this book offers a unique perspective on the production, from the casting of Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss to the challenges of filming on location. An expanded edition also includes updates and insights from the author, making it a must-read for movie buffs and aspiring filmmakers alike.
Gene Kim
Holy cow. I’m so much enjoying reading “The Jaws Log: 30th Anniversary Edition (Shooting Script)” A chronicle of the movie Jaws, from its original book, to acquisition, casting, filming. It’s amazing to read about how films are systemically created!      fuente
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