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Werner Vogels is the chief technology officer and vice president of Amazon in charge of driving technology innovation within the company. Vogels has broad internal and external responsibilities.
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What If?
Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
by Randall Munroe (Sep 02, 2014)
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Randall Munroe left NASA in 2005 to start up his hugely popular site XKCD 'a web comic of romance, sarcasm, math and language' which offers a witty take on the world of science and geeks. It now has 600,000 to a million page hits daily. Every now and then, Munroe would get emails asking him to arbitrate a science debate. 'My friend and I were argui...
Werner Vogels
Feb 16, 2019
Thoroughly enjoying Randell Munroe's (of @xkcdComic fame) book "What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions" - Funny and smartly written, and highly educational. With great illustrations of course.     source
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The Design and Implementation of the 4.3 Bsd Unix Operating System
Answer Book (Addison-Wesley series in computer science)
by Samuel J. Leffler (Mar 01, 1991)
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This answer book provides complete working solutions to the exercises in the definitive Design and Implementation of the 4.3BSD UNIX Operating System. It covers the internal structure of the 4.3BSD system and the concepts, data structures, and algorithms used in implementing the system facilities....
Werner Vogels
Jul 12, 2020
Got my hands on a nice version of the best OS book ever written. It made me become the kernel engineer that I grew up as. It was essential in getting BSD 2.9 to run on the PDP11 that I inherited (Although the Multics papers had their influence as well).     source