Monthly Archives: December 2016

How to Read a Book 3X Faster

Just One Book Read so Far This year I had a goal of reading just two books. One was The Passionate Programmer, the other was Effective Java. The first book is a slightly technical book targeting software developers. The second is a highly technical book written for software developers. As the year came to a close, I finally finished reading The Passionate Programmer. I failed miserably at completing Effective Java. The book is really difficult to read. I did not place a priority on finishing Continue reading →

Simple Programmer Top 5 Videos

I watch a lot of John Sonmez’s video on his Simple Programmer YouTube channel. I thought it would be interesting to create a list of the top five videos that I like the most. There is a lot of great content in these videos. In any case, these videos which were produced for software developers also apply to people in other occupations. You do not need to know any programming languages so click on the video name to view the video if the title looks Continue reading →