Writing

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Terminal Velocity

Get closer to the 10x developer you know you can be with this guide to building your own terminal based development environment.

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Reading

8
Jan
Turning Pro
Creativity

Turning Pro

Steven Pressfield

Another great entry into The War of Art series. Loads of motivation and insight packed into these books.

3
Jan
The Hero of Ages
Epic Fantasy

The Hero of Ages

Brandon Sanderson

Still felt overly long to me. It was a good story overall, but probably could have beed cut by a third.

15
Dec
Do The Work
Creativity

Do The Work

Steven Pressfield

Another great bit of support on any creative endeavor. Keep it close to your workspace.

2
Oct
Skin In The Game
Business

Skin In The Game

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Probably the most obtuse style of writing I've ever come across. Couldn't get through more than thirty pages.

24
Oct
Expert C Programming
Programming

Expert C Programming

Peter Van Der Linden

Reads more like a history of C and where its idioms came from than actual practical advice for writing C.

7
Dec
The Well Of Ascension
Epic Fantasy

The Well Of Ascension

Brandon Sanderson

I bit ponderous. It could have been cut down by about a third and still worked well.

10
Sep
Mistborn
Epic Fantasy

Mistborn

Brandon Sanderson

27
Sep
The Garbage Collection Handbook
Compilers

The Garbage Collection Handbook

Richard Jones, Antony Hosking, Eliot Moss

Very thorough coverage of garbage collection methods and algorithms, but the writing is extremely dry.

8
Sep
Sapiens
History

Sapiens

Yuval Noah Harari

Provides a different and refreshing perspective on many of the advances we humans have made throughout our history.