Book highlights: "Hit refresh" by Satya Nadella

Book highlights: “Hit refresh” by Satya Nadella

Very telegraphically, these are my impressions after reading "Hit Refresh": - Impressive human being. He tells you how his personal experiences have shaped him, not only personally but also professionally.Some of the ideas worth exploring that appear in the book are the following:- Leadership is definitely an art.- Empathy and ... Read More
Book highlights: The Mathematics of Love by Hannah Fry

Book highlights: The Mathematics of Love by Hannah Fry

This brief book by Hannah Fry is inspired by her TED talk with the same title: The mathematics of love.The main (very personal and non-comprehensive and biased) highlights I would like to share are:- When finding a partner: Give people a chance. Reduce your requirement list to the minimum.- Beauty ... Read More
Book tip: "Time management for system admins" by Thomas A. Limoncelli

Book tip: “Time management for system admins” by Thomas A. Limoncelli

Just some practical sentences about this book from 2005 by Thomas A. Limoncelli.If you are working in Information Security or in Information Technology in general, and you need to improve managing your time and prioirities, this book deals with this eternal topic from a light (and IT based) viewpoint.I do ... Read More
Book review: "Own Your Future : How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Thrive in an Unpredictable Economy" by Paul B. Brown et al. The ALBR process

Book review: “Own Your Future : How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Thrive in an Unpredictable Economy” by Paul B. Brown et al. The ALBR process

I came accross this book by Paul B. Brown, Charles F. Kiefer and Leonard A. Schlesinger almost by chance. The title was enticing so I decided to give it a go. You can read it really fast and the structure is very approachable. Having an Information Security mindset, you can ... Read More
Book review: "Diary of a hedge fund manager" by Keith McCullough

Book review: “Diary of a hedge fund manager” by Keith McCullough

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Keith McCullough and Richard Blake wrote this book in 2011: "Diary of a Hedge Fund Manager: From the Top, to the Bottom, and Back Again". Keith McCullough was also the author of the mcmmacro blog (already discontinued in 2008). This book has nothing to do with Information Security. At least ... Read More
Book highlights: The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington

Book highlights: The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington

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This time I share with my readers the main reading points of the book titled "The Sleep Revolution" by the famous entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, currently leading thriveglobal, probably the site to visit to keep yourself in balance. Disclaimer: as always, a very personal and biased collection of thoughts extracted from ... Read More
Book highlights: The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser

Book highlights: The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser

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This time I write about a book by Eli Pariser first appeared in 2011. It title points to its main content: The filter bubble. How the new personalized web is changing what we read and how we think.As it were real future-telling, the author, already in 2011, prepares the reader ... Read More
Book highlights: Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney

Book highlights: Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney

This book about Willpower by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney is worth reading it to prepare the next term, especially when the to-do list is long and the leisure temptations are formidable.In a super concise nutshell, and never replacing its reading, the points I highlight for those Information Security experts ... Read More
Book Review: Site Reliability Engineering. How Google runs production systems

Book Review: Site Reliability Engineering. How Google runs production systems

Intro The following points come from a book by many Googleans and related colleagues such as Betsy Beyer, Chris Jones, Jennifer Petoff and Niall Richard Murphy title "Site Reliability Engineering: How Google runs productions systems".DisclaimerDisclaimer: As always, in every book review I have posted, these reviews are just invitations to ... Read More