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Daniel Miessler is a recognised cybersecurity expert and writer with 20 years in Information Security. His 20 years of experience in security ranges from the vibrant startup ecosystem in his birthplace of Silicon Valley, to working with many of the top 100 worldwide companies.
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The Cult of Smart
How Our Broken Education System Perpetuates Social Injustice
Fredrik deBoer - 2020-08-04
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Leftist firebrand Fredrik deBoer exposes the lie at the heart of our educational system and demands top to bottom reform.Everyone agrees that education is the key to creating a more just and equal world, and that our schools are broken and failing. Preposed reforms variously target incompetent teachers, corrupt union practices, or outdated curricul...
Daniel Miessler
📚 Currently having my mind blown and changed on education, via @freddiesubstack and his book:      source
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The Room Where It Happened
A White House Memoir
John Bolton - 2020-05-12
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As President Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened, and the facts speak for themselves.The result is a White House memoir that is the most comprehensive and substantial account of the Trump Administration, and one of the few to date by a top-level official. With almost daily access t...
Daniel Miessler
I just read the Bolton book, and it makes me afraid for the country. Not that I wasn't before, but it sharpens the edge on that worry when you can see it laid out so plainly. Interestingly, it made me less afraid of Trump being influenced by Putin, but more worried overall.      source
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Practical Vim
Edit Text at the Speed of Thought
Drew Neil - 2015-11-06 (first published in 2012)
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Vim is a fast and efficient text editor that will make you a faster and more efficient developer. It's available on almost every OS--if you master the techniques in this book, you'll never need another text editor. Practical Vim shows you 120 vim recipes so you can quickly learn the editor's core functionality and tackle your trickiest editing and ...
Daniel Miessler
@Andrew___Morris @jkamdjou Oh yes, that’s my favorite Vim book. I also have the latest as well. I also like @jovica’s stuff on it. And lately I’ve been watching a lot of Vim presentations on YouTube. But yeah, Drew Neil is great. Plus his Vimcasts in his Scottish accent are excellent.      source
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The Art of War
Sun Tzu - 2005-01-11 NaN
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Twenty-Five Hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote this classic book of military strategy based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of military have used the teaching on Sun Tzu to warfare and civilization have adapted these teachings for use in politics, business and everyday life. The Art of War is a book which should b...
Daniel Miessler
@stokfredrik Dude you’ve got to read this book. I think you’ll LOVE it. Super short read too.      source