I’ve noticed a few forces at work in my software development life. While I have no interest in being exhaustive, or exhausting, I have some thoughts on a few of the common ones: The Variable Definition of Correctness, The False Promise of Greatness, What is Fashionable Right Now, and Pragmatism.more
Similar to Eats, Shoots & Leaves, this volume makes the process of learning grammar more enjoyable by framing lessons within fanciful little stories. That said, it does get repetitive after a bit, and might serve better as a reference. Reading it over many days might also help break up the problem/solution structure of the book.
Recently I described my experience in taking a whole month off of work and the entire process that went into making that a “success” (by the definition I had established for it). Rather than clog that post with a massive digression, allow me to expound on the “experiment” I mentioned there.more