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Mark Eugene Russinovich is a Spanish-born American software engineer who serves as CTO of Microsoft Azure. He was a cofounder of software producers Winternals before it was acquired by Microsoft in 2006.
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A Gentleman in Moscow
A Novel
Amor Towles - Mar 26, 2019 (first published in 2016)
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The mega-bestseller with more than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television series He can't leave his hotel. You won't want to.From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility--a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel.In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed...
Mark Russinovich
Mar 28, 2020
@ram_ssk @amortowles It was a fantastic book. Read it based on Billg's book recommendations.     source
Hit Refresh
The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone
Satya Nadella - Nov 05, 2019 (first published in 2017)
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“At the core, Hit Refresh, is about us humans and the unique quality we call empathy, which will become ever more valuable in a world where the torrent of technology will disrupt the status quo like never before.” – Satya Nadella from Hit Refresh“Satya has charted a course for making the most of the opportunities created by technology while also fa...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
Non-work books I've read that I recommend     source
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Bill Gates
Mastering Ethereum
Building Smart Contracts and DApps
Andreas M. Antonopoulos - Dec 22, 2018
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Ethereum represents the gateway to a worldwide, decentralized computing paradigm. This platform enables you to run decentralized applications (DApps) and smart contracts that have no central points of failure or control, integrate with a payment network, and operate on an open blockchain. With this practical guide, Andreas M. Antonopoulos and Gavin...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
These are books I found useful to learn about blockchain.     source
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Tim O’Reilly
Homo Deus
A Brief History of Tomorrow
Yuval Noah Harari - Sep 04, 2018
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Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future, and our quest to upgrade humans...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
Non-work books I've read that I recommend     source
Programming Microsoft Azure Service Fabric
Haishi Bai - Jun 13, 2018
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Build, operate, and orchestrate scalable microservices applications in the cloud This book combines a comprehensive guide to success with Microsoft Azure Service Fabric and a practical catalog of design patterns and best practices for microservices design, implementation, and operation. Haishi Bai brings together all the information you'll need to...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
These are good guides on container orchestration and microservices.     source
Solidity Programming Essentials
A beginner's guide to build smart contracts for Ethereum and blockchain
Ritesh Modi - Apr 20, 2018
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Learn the most powerful and primary programming language for writing smart contracts and find out how to write, deploy, consume, test smart contracts in Ethereum. Key Features Get you up and running with Solidity Programming language Build Ethereum Smart Contracts with Solidity as your scripting language Learn to test and deploy the smart contract...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
These are books I found useful to learn about blockchain.     source
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"
Adventures of a Curious Character
Richard P. Feynman - Feb 06, 2018 (first published in 1985)
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A New York Times bestseller—the outrageous exploits of one of this century's greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original.Richard Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. Here he recounts in his inimitable voice his experience trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on ...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
Non-work books I've read that I recommend     source
Kubernetes
Up and Running
Kelsey Hightower - Sep 06, 2017
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Legend has it that Google deploys over two billion application containers a week. How's that possible? Google revealed the secret through a project called Kubernetes, an open source cluster orchestrator (based on its internal Borg system) that radically simplifies the task of building, deploying, and maintaining scalable distributed systems in the ...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
These are good guides on container orchestration and microservices.     source
Quantum Physics
What Everyone Needs to Know®
Michael G. Raymer - Jul 04, 2017
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Around 1900, physicists started to discover particles like electrons, protons, and neutrons, and with these discoveries believed they could predict the internal behavior of the atom. However, once their predictions were compared to the results of experiments in the real world, it became clear that the principles of classical physics and mechanics w...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
I've read a lot of books on quantum computing. These are the ones I recommend to get a great overview of quantum mechanics and then quantum computing.     source
Mastering Bitcoin
Programming the Open Blockchain
Andreas M. Antonopoulos - Jul 04, 2017 (first published in 2014)
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Join the technological revolution that's taking the world of finance by storm. Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to participate in the internet of money. Whether you're building the next killer app, investing in a startup, or simply curious about the technology, this rev...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
These are books I found useful to learn about blockchain.     source
Windows Internals, Part 1
Pavel Yosifovich - May 14, 2017
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Delve inside Windows architecture and internals - and see how core components work behind the scenes. This classic guide has been fully updated for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, and now presents its coverage in three volumes: Book 1, User Mode; Book 2, Kernel Mode; Book 3, Device Driver Models.In Book 1, you'll plumb Windows fundamentals,...
Mark Russinovich
Feb 18, 2019
Fiction and non-fiction books I've published.     source
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Troubleshooting with the Windows Sysinternals Tools by Mark Russinovich
Distributed Cloud Applications with Azure Service Fabric by Jesus Aguilar
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
Countdown to Zero Day by Kim Zetter
Building Microservices by Sam Newman
The Martian by Andy Weir
Rogue Code by Mark Russinovich
Trojan Horse by MARK RUSSINOVICH
The Quantum Universe by Brian Cox
CyberStorm by Matthew Mather
Windows Internals, Part 2 by Mark E. Russinovich
Zero Day by MARK RUSSINOVICH
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Ghost in the Wires by Kevin Mitnick
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog by Orzel
Einstein by Walter Isaacson
The Cuckoo's Egg by Cliff Stoll
Apollo by Charles Murray
The Double Helix by James D. Watson
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Kingpin by Kevin Poulsen