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Russell Poldrack is an American psychologist and neuroscientist. He is a professor of Psychology at Stanford University, member of the Stanford Neuroscience Institute and director of the Stanford Center for Reproducible Neuroscience.
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How Google Works
by Eric Schmidt (Mar 21, 2017)
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Seasoned Google executives Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg provide an insider's guide to Google, from its business history and disruptive corporate strategy to developing a new managment philosophy and creating a corporate culture where innovation and creativity thrive. Seasoned Google executives Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg provide an i...
Russ Poldrack
Jul 09, 2018
"How Google Works" is a great book, with useful ideas for anyone who manages people and projects and wants to innovate #SummerReading     source
Bad Blood
Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
by John Carreyrou (Jan 28, 2020)
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In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the next Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with its breakthrough device, which performed the whole range of laboratory tests from a single drop of blood. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Ti...
Russ Poldrack
Jun 23, 2018
Bad Blood by @JohnCarreyrou is an amazing book. Reminds me of the Feynman quote: "For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled." Sometimes it just takes a while for reality to win...     source
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How to Teach Programming
by Greg Wilson (Dec 05, 2017)
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A brief guide to modern evidence-based teaching methods aimed at people working with grassroots get-into-tech groups, based on the Software Carpentry instructor training course....
Russ Poldrack
Mar 20, 2018
I *really* wish I had discovered this book before I taught my first R programming class this quarter. Tons of great evidence-based ideas for how to improve the course next time!     source