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Jeffrey Snover is a Microsoft Technical Fellow, PowerShell Chief Architect, and the Chief Architect for the Azure Infrastructure and Management group which includes Azure Stack, System Center and Operations Management Suite.
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Ages of American Capitalism
A History of the United States
Jonathan Levy - 2022-04-05 (first published in 2021)
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A leading economic historian traces the evolution of American capitalism from the colonial era to the present--and argues that we've reached a turning point that will define the era ahead. "A monumental achievement, sure to become a classic."--Zachary D. Carter, author of The Price of PeaceIn this ambitious single-volume history of the United State...
Jeffrey Snover
@robert_spalding BTW - Strong recommendation for this book. What an amazing story!      source
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The Storm Before the Calm
America's Discord, the Crisis of the 2020s, and the Triumph Beyond
George Friedman - 2021-01-12
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*One of Bloomberg's Best Books of the Year*The master geopolitical forecaster and New York Times bestselling author of The Next 100 Years focuses on the United States, predicting how the 2020s will bring dramatic upheaval and reshaping of American government, foreign policy, economics, and culture.In his riveting new book, noted forecaster and best...
Jeffrey Snover
I don't remember who recommended @George_Friedman s book but it was one of the best things I've read in years! Highly recommend it to understand the mess the USA is in, why it will last for a decade, and why we'll be fine.      source
In the words of economist and scholar Arnold Kling, Martin Gurri saw it coming.Technology has categorically reversed the information balance of power between the public and the elites who manage the great hierarchical institutions of the industrial age government, political parties, the media.The Revolt of the Public tells the story of how insurgen...
Jeffrey Snover
@Fred_Dorkman You must be looking over my shoulder and reading the book I'm reading. Seriously interesting. I'm thinking about the ramifications for AI and the future of work and wny the most important part of OKRs is shutting up.      source
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Disunited Nations
The Scramble for Power in an Ungoverned World
Peter Zeihan - 2020-03-03
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Should we stop caring about fading regional powers like China, Russia, Germany, and Iran? Will the collapse of international cooperation push France, Turkey, Japan, and Saudi Arabia to the top of international concerns?Most countries and companies are not prepared for the world Peter Zeihan says we’re already living in. For decades, America’s allie...
Jeffrey Snover
Great book! At this moment I'm listening to the audiobook of his first book. Accidental Superpower.      source
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The Accidental Superpower
The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder
Mr. Peter Zeihan - 2016-02-23 (first published in 2014)
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In the bestselling tradition of The World Is Flat and The Next 100 Years, The Accidental Superpower will be a much discussed, contrarian, and eye-opening assessment of American power. Near the end of the Second World War, the United States made a bold strategic gambit that rewired the international system. Empires were abolished and replaced by a g...
Jeffrey Snover
What was the most surprising/informative book you read this year? For me, it was @PeterZeihan Accidental SuperPower.      source
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Beirut Rules
The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America
Fred Burton - 2018-10-23
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From the New York Times bestselling coauthors of Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi comes the riveting true story of the kidnapping and murder of CIA station chief William Buckley, and the bloody beginning of the CIA’s endless war against Islamic radicalism.On April 18th, 1983, a van rigged with 2,000 pounds of heavy explosives ...
Jeffrey Snover
I can recommend this book. It is an important episode to understand.      source
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The Phoenix Project
A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
Gene Kim - 2018-02-27 (first published in 2013)
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Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on its head, the 5th Anniversary Edition of The Phoenix Project continues to guide IT in the DevOps revolution. In this newly updated and expanded edition of the bestselling The Phoenix Project, co-author Gene Kim includes a new afterword and a deeper delve into the Three Ways...
Jeffrey Snover
Great thread. I know of a number of devops people that haven't read this book. Ya'll should fix that.      source
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The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need
Andrew Tobias - 2016-04-26 (first published in 1978)
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“The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need . . . actually lives up to its name.” — Los Angeles Times “So full of tips and angles that only a booby or a billionaire could not benefit.” — New York Times For nearly forty years, The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need has been a favorite finance guide, earning the allegiance of more than a million ...
Jeffrey Snover
@AndrewTobias wrote a fantastic book about how to think about money, spending, saving, and investing. If you don't have these things in focus, I can STRONGLY recommend this book.      source
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A Thriller (18) (The Scot Harvath Series)
Brad Thor - 2018-07-03
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The newest thriller in the #1 New York Times, #1 i>Wall Street Journal, and #1 i>Publishers Weekly bestselling series!Across Europe, a secret organization has begun attacking diplomats. Back in the United States, a foreign ally demands the identity of a highly placed covert asset. In the balance hang the ingredients for all-out war.With his mentor ...
Jeffrey Snover
Great book. Thanks @fred_burton for turning me on to it.      source
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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches
Donald W. Jones - 2016-12-30 (first published in 2011)
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SummaryLearn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for busy IT professionals. This updated edition covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later, PowerShell v3 and later, and includes v5 features like PowerShellGet.Purchase of the print book includes a free eB...
Jeffrey Snover
This book is definately one of the best ways to get started learning PowerShell.      source