Here’s the book scaring me this Halloween: America the Vulnerable – #bookreview #data #security

Subtitled “Inside the New Threat Matrix of Digital Espionage, Crime, and Warfare,” America the Vulnerable is written by Joel Brenner, former inspector general at the National Security Agency. Brenner has recent experience at the highest levels in national intelligence, counterintelligence and data security. And he has studied firsthand many of the threats and attacks against our national, corporate and personal … Continue reading Here’s the book scaring me this Halloween: America the Vulnerable – #bookreview #data #security

The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design – #programming #bookreview

The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design By Norman Matloff (No Starch Press, list price $39.95, paperback) What? You haven’t heard of R, the programming language? “R is a scripting language for statistical data manipulation and analysis,” writes Norman Matloff, an experienced and widely published writer who is a professor of computer … Continue reading The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design – #programming #bookreview

Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010 – Self-Study Guide for MCTS exam 70-667 – #microsoft #bookreview

Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010 By Dan Holme and Alistair Matthews (Microsoft Press, list price $69.99, paperback) If one of your goals in life is to deploy and manage Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 farms, here’s your book. You definitely need it if you are already involved in configuring, customizing and supporting SharePoint and want to take … Continue reading Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010 – Self-Study Guide for MCTS exam 70-667 – #microsoft #bookreview

Two New Microsoft Books for Visual Basic & Visual Studio – #programming #bookreview

The two new books are Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer’s Handbook by Klaus Löffelmann and Sarika Calla Purohoit ($59.99, paperback;  $47.99, Kindle ), and Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual Studio by Zain Naboulsi and Sara Ford (list price $39.95, paperback;  list price $31.99, Kindle) . If you don’t yet have some background in object-oriented programming, you … Continue reading Two New Microsoft Books for Visual Basic & Visual Studio – #programming #bookreview

CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript Development – #bookreview #programming

CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript Development By Trevor Burnham (Pragmatic Bookshelf, $29.00, paperback) JavaScript was thrown together in 10 days and “was never meant to be the most important programming language in the world,” says Trevor Burnham, a web developer and founder of DataBraid, a startup focused on “developing data analysis and visualization tools.” Yet, JavaScript was “understood … Continue reading CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript Development – #bookreview #programming

Privacy and Big Data – #bookreview #nonfiction

Privacy and Big Data By Terence Craig and Mary E. Ludloff (O’Reilly Media, $19.99, paperback; $16.99, Kindle) Worried about the safety of your personal data? That genie, unfortunately is long out of the bottle—and very likely spread all over the planet now. In Privacy and Big Data, authors Terence Craig and Mary E. Ludloff provide an … Continue reading Privacy and Big Data – #bookreview #nonfiction