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Murach's Javascript and DOM Scripting
Murach's Javascript and DOM Scripting
Murach's Javascript and DOM Scripting by Ray Harris. Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars, with 48 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the javascript category.
Mastering JavaScript and JScript
Mastering JavaScript and JScript
Mastering JavaScript and JScript by James Jaworski. Rated 3 out of 5 stars, with 10 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the javascript category.
Take My Heart
Take My Heart
Take My Heart by Rick Bennette. Rated 3.6 out of 5 stars, with 3 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Nicholas Sparks category.
The Teeth of the Tiger
The Teeth of the Tiger
The Teeth of the Tiger by Tom Clancy, Stephen Hoye, et al.. Rated 4 out of 5 stars, with 1165 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the John Grisham category.
Stephen King Goes To Movies
Stephen King Goes To Movies
Stephen King Goes To Movies by Stephen King. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, with 60 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
Big Java: Early Objects, 6th Edition
Big Java: Early Objects, 6th Edition
Big Java: Early Objects, 6th Edition by Cay S. Horstmann. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars, with 22 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Java programming' category.
The Practice of Computing Using Python (3rd Edition)
The Practice of Computing Using Python (3rd Edition)
The Practice of Computing Using Python (3rd Edition) by William F. Punch and Richard Enbody. Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars, with 8 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Python programming' category.
Sams Teach Yourself PHP in 10 Minutes
Sams Teach Yourself PHP in 10 Minutes
Sams Teach Yourself PHP in 10 Minutes by Chris Newman. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars, with 14 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'PHP programming' category.
PHP: Learn By Coding
PHP: Learn By Coding
PHP: Learn By Coding by Scott Hughes. Rated 4 out of 5 stars, with 1 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'PHP programming' category.
Python Programming: A Modular Approach
Python Programming: A Modular Approach
Python Programming: A Modular Approach by Kumar and Taneja Sheetal Naveen. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars, with 81 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Python programming' category.
A Visual Introduction to SQL
A Visual Introduction to SQL
A Visual Introduction to SQL by David Chappell and J. Harvey Trimble Jr.. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars, with 7 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'SQL database' category.
The New Buffettology: Warren Buffett's Proven Techniques for Investing Successfully in Changing Markets
The New Buffettology: Warren Buffett's Proven Techniques for Investing Successfully in Changing Markets
I like both Buffettology and Buffettology II as books I can go back, skim through, and find straightforward ways of examining the worth of stocks. I give it 5 stars as being excellent for steering you to good investments. But don't assume every other method and every investor is as stupid as the book claims: it will lead you to value this book's opinion alone too much.

In Buffettology II, I'm sure many novice investors come away with the idea that EVERY major investor is an idiot and that through Warren-like value-investing methods you will have a tremendous advantage on the rest of the market. They also treat long-understood investing phenomena, like a long-lasting competitive advantage, as if it's only being revealed to the world through this book. For example: "...we'll let you in on one of Warren's best kept secrets. He figured out that some, but not all, companies have what he calls a "durable competitive advantage."" HE figured out? Ben Graham and Phil Fisher were writing books about it while Warren was just getting out of college. Phil Fisher's "Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits," published in 1958, goes to great length explaining the situations to look for in which a company has such an advantage.

I'm glad such a thing is discussed in the book while at the same time I'm outraged the authors LIE to me to make the book look more unique and valuable. EVERY chapter includes some kind of thing like that which makes you wonder at the authors' motives.

Why do they need to lie and exaggerate if they're really providing the best way for the average person to evaluate stocks without going through the whole, formal, "asset value, earnings power value, growth value" math calculations required by advanced methods as per Greenwald, et al's "Value Investing"?
The Little Yellow Book: Quotations from Chairman Xi Dada (COLLECTOR'S EDITION) (Over-Tone Collection)
The Little Yellow Book: Quotations from Chairman Xi Dada (COLLECTOR'S EDITION) (Over-Tone Collection)
I received this book and I believe it's a great medium to encounter President Xi's Thought. However, as an English-only addition without the original Chinese text I feel it is not as helpful as it could be. For instance, Mao's red book has a side by side Chinese and Englis (or German or Spanish) translation. So this would be helpful especially for people who may be using this book academically, to engage with Chinese-speakers, and for Chinese study. So if the publishers could get in touch with me when a bilingual version comes out, that would be outstanding. Thanks.
People in the News - Oprah Winfrey
People in the News - Oprah Winfrey
People in the News - Oprah Winfrey by Judith Janda Presnall. Rated undefined out of 5 stars, with undefined ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the "Oprah Winfrey" category.
HENRY FORD'S REASONS FOR INTRODUCING A FIVE-DAY WORKWEEK IN 1926 - with comments from his grandson and successor as CEO of the Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford II (annotated) (Shorter work time Book 4)
HENRY FORD'S REASONS FOR INTRODUCING A FIVE-DAY WORKWEEK IN 1926 - with comments from his grandson and successor as CEO of the Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford II (annotated) (Shorter work time Book 4)
HENRY FORD'S REASONS FOR INTRODUCING A FIVE-DAY WORKWEEK IN 1926 - with comments from his grandson and successor as CEO of the Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford II (annotated) (Shorter work time Book 4) by Henry Ford, Henry Ford II, et al.. Rated undefined out of 5 stars, with null ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the "Henry Ford" category.
Los innovadores: Los genios que inventaron el futuro [The Innovators: The Geniuses Who Invented the Future]
Los innovadores: Los genios que inventaron el futuro [The Innovators: The Geniuses Who Invented the Future]
Es el tercer libro que leo de Walter Isaacson (los dos anteriores son los que consagró a biografiar a Albert Einstein y Steve Jobs). Como siempre, la prosa fácil y fluida de Isaacson hace que viajes a una velocidad huracanada por sus páginas. Su nuevo libro es un coro de biografías, las de todos aquellos que contribuyeron a hacer más estrecha y fructífera la cooperación entre la inteligencia humana y la potencia de cálculo de las máquinas. Isaacson cree que este enfoque de la simbiosis hombre-máquina es más prometedor que el de la inteligencia artificial, la creación de artefactos que emulen o superen a la mente humana.
También Isaacson homenajea en su libro la inteligencia colectiva: muestra cómo los grandes hitos de esta relación simbiótica entre el hombre y los mecanismos (el transistor, el microprocesador, el ordenador, Internet, etc.) fueron el resultado de ensamblar pedacitos de inteligencia y habilidades individuales que, no obstante ser heterogéneas entre sí, se complementaban y daban lugar a un puzle coherente y de más valor que sus componentes por separado. La única excepción a esta norma fue la invención de la Web por el talento solitario del ingeniero informático Tim Berners-Lee.
Me ha parecido muy interesante en especial la aclaración del papel del Departamento de Defensa de Estados Unidos en la aparición de Internet, una de las tres patas del invento; las otras dos fueron las entidades académicas y la industria privada.
En el último capítulo de su libro, Isaacson propone una idea de lo más sugerente: que la inteligencia colectiva no tiene por qué reducirse a la cooperación entre humanos; puede asimismo integrar las habilidades complementarias de hombres (intuición, habilidades motoras) y máquinas (inmensa capacidad de cálculo). Esta cooperación transfronteriza entre hombres y mecanismos tal vez supere tanto los logros de la inteligencia colectiva humana como los de la inteligencia artificial.
Una última idea que me ha hecho «ruido» de este libro es que los grandes innovadores de la era digital, desde Ada Lovelace hasta Steve Jobs, eran en su mayor parte personas situadas en la intersección de las ciencias y las humanidades.

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