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Emma Bostian

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Emma Bostian is an American Software Engineer based out of Karlsruhe, Germany. Emma is an instructor at Egghead.io, a co-founder of the Ladybug Podcast, a panelist on JSParty, and founder of Coding Coach. She's currently leading the Design Systems team at LogMeIn.
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Behind Her Eyes
A Suspenseful Psychological Thriller
Sarah Pinborough - Jan 30, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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Why is everyone talking about the ending of Sarah Pinborough's Behind Her Eyes?Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she’s thrilled she finally connected with someone.When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss...
Emma Bostian
Mar 15, 2021
@shidonichan It’s rly good! The book is awesome too      source
Humble Pi
A Comedy of Maths Errors
Matt Parker - Mar 05, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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**The First Ever Maths Book to be a No.1 Bestseller**'Wonderful ... superb' Daily MailWhat makes a bridge wobble when it's not meant to? Billions of dollars mysteriously vanish into thin air? A building rock when its resonant frequency matches a gym class leaping to Snap's 1990 hit I've Got The Power? The answer is maths. Or, to be precise, what ha...
Emma Bostian
Jun 13, 2020
Looking for a new non-fiction book to pick up? Here are a few of my favorites. What non-fiction books do you recommend?      source
The Squiggly Career
Ditch the Ladder, Embrace Opportunity and Carve Your Own Path Through the Squiggly World of Work
Helen Tupper - Jan 02, 2020
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Want to build a meaningful career that you love?Careers are changing; they are no longer linear and there's no such thing as a 'job for life'. Squiggly careers, where people jump constantly between roles, industries and locations, are becoming the new normal.Squiggly careers are filled with opportunity and excitement, but they can also be ambiguous...
Emma Bostian
Jun 13, 2020
Looking for a new non-fiction book to pick up? Here are a few of my favorites. What non-fiction books do you recommend?      source
Why We Sleep
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
Matthew Walker - Jun 19, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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“Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and po...
Emma Bostian
Jun 13, 2020
Looking for a new non-fiction book to pick up? Here are a few of my favorites. What non-fiction books do you recommend?      source
The Courage to Be Disliked
The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness
Ichiro Kishimi - May 08, 2018 (first published in 2013)
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up for the mind, The Courage to Be Disliked is the Japanese phenomenon that shows you how to free yourself from the shackles of past experiences and others’ expectations to achieve real happiness.The Courage to Be Disliked, already an enormous bestseller in Asia with more than 3.5 million copies sold, demonstrates...
Emma Bostian
Jun 13, 2020
Looking for a new non-fiction book to pick up? Here are a few of my favorites. What non-fiction books do you recommend?      source
Talk Like Ted
Carmine Gallo - Mar 10, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TEDwhich stands for te...
Emma Bostian
Jul 13, 2019
@yannln I love that book!      source
The Culture Map
Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business
Erin Meyer - May 27, 2014
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Success in business requires navigating through wildly different cultural realities, and we become vulnerable without any knowledge of how to decode cultures foreign to our own. For todays ever-more-globalized audience, international culture expert Erin Meyer writes a fun and instructive guide to the tactics and strategies well need to overcome cul...
Emma Bostian
Jun 25, 2019
@sarah_edo @jennyshen I love this topic so much! Sarah you might love The Culture Map. BEST book of 2019 so far and taught me how to work on internationally diverse teams!      source
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