Most recent posts about “Book”
Clean Code by Robert C. Martin - Code quality is your responsibility
"Writing clean code is what you must do in order to call yourself a professional. There is no reasonable excuse for doing anything less than your best."
A Philosophy of Software Design by John Ousterhout - All about complexity
"One of the biggest obstacles to good design is mindset. If you don't have the right mindset, you will just never produce a good design."
Building Microservices by Sam Newman - Think about it carefully before using it
Valuable lessons to read if you have ever heard about microservices.
How Google Works - An inspirational journey
Harmonization between big-corporate and start-up culture, academic and business goals, long and short term priorities.
Sapiens by Harari - Enlightened and interesting viewpoint about history
This book discusses our history, starts from when we were living in jungles to present and predicts about our future. On that way, it states some thoughts about our planet including other species living alongside us.
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar: Funny, easy to catch philosophy ideas
If you want to explore philosophy for the first (or maybe second) time, this book is a good places to start.
The Three-Body Problem - beautiful imagination about ourselves
This is a science-fiction book. In science perspective, it is about astronomy, physics and computer science. In sociology perspective, it is about history, humanity, and challenges of our modern society. You can also sense philosophy and theology.
The Google Story – impressions about an innovative, technology-driven company
This book tells an valuable and interesting story about Google’s first 10-year history. I learnt from their story, as same as from history.
Who Am I? And If So, How Many?: Answering life’s questions via self cognition
This book opens the path to self cognition. Not only mind, but also body. Not only philosophy, but also psychology and biology. And then, it drives questions toward the famous one: “What is happiness, and how to get there?” Reading it, you will find yourself walking on a useful, exciting and worth-discovering trait.
The Thorn Birds – a story about unavoidable destiny
I read this book based on a friend’s recommendation. And it did worth the time.
Experiments when reading The Art of Computer Programming
On the way of reading this series, I figure out some points that may help in digesting.
The Art of Computer Programming – a new beginning
After a while my mind thinking about algorithms and the in-depth computer mechanisms, I decided to begin studying in this section.
The Code Book – technical history of secrecy
I scanned this book couple years ago, when I was strolling in a bookstore. It was so attractive that I spent 4 hours looking throughout it, as I remember. But I did not buy. Until a reprint last year, I bough one version and begin reading fully. It was not disappoint my curiosity.
Gone With the Wind – when the world is up-side-down and reactions
A well-written book that far above my capacity to sense and evaluate.
"Right" – Vietnamese "Đúng việc" - lessons about life
A book that I read in a non-stop manner. Words in it tell stories about exactly what I am thinking and agreeing, and extends my knowledge. The author – Mr. Giản Tư Trung – told his ideas, in a calmer and more organized than if I do it myself.
Gone Girl and perception on shared life
A New-York-city white-collar married couple suddenly lost their job because of economic crisis and computing trend. The husband’s mother had cancer and hey decided to move to Midwestern. Problems occurs from this time and the wife disappeared just before the 5th wedding anniversary.
Never conclude after first reading - what I learned from Sophie’s World
This book by Jostein Gaarder is an mind-blowing book about the history of philosophy. It approaches by a different way: a story of 15-year-old Norwegian girl.