Data Science for Business – A serious guide for those who need to know – #bigdata #bookreview

Data Science for Business What You Need to Know about Data Mining and Data-Analytic Thinking Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett (O’Reilly – paperback, Kindle) This is not an introductory text for casual readers curious about the hoopla over data science and Big Data. And you definitely won’t find code here for simple screen scrapers written … Continue reading Data Science for Business – A serious guide for those who need to know – #bigdata #bookreview

The LEGO Build-It Book 1: Amazing Vehicles – Creating with 1 brick collection – #bookreview

The LEGO Build-It Book 1: Amazing Vehicles Nathanaël Kuipers and Mattia Zamboni (No Starch Press, paperback) ISBN: 978-1-59327-503-7 Using just one collection of LEGO bricks and this colorful how-to guide, you can build 10 different model vehicles, starting with a simple go-kart and working your way up to a muscle car, a street rod, and … Continue reading The LEGO Build-It Book 1: Amazing Vehicles – Creating with 1 brick collection – #bookreview

The Practice of Network Security Monitoring – You’re compromised, so deal with it. #security #bookreview

The Practice of Network Security Monitoring Understanding Incident Detection and Response Richard Bejtlich (No Starch Press – paperback, Kindle) Security expert Richard Bejtlich’s focus in his new book is not on “the planning and defense phases of the security cycle.” Instead, he emphasizes how to handle “systems that are already compromised or that are on … Continue reading The Practice of Network Security Monitoring – You’re compromised, so deal with it. #security #bookreview

Programming Groovy 2 – For the experienced Java developer seeking dynamic productivity – #programming #bookreview

Programming Groovy 2 Dynamic Productivity for the Java Developer Venkat Subramaniam (Pragmatic Bookshelf, paperback) The programming language Groovy has a bit of a checkered past. Before it reached Release 1 in early 2007, it was almost abandoned because of a series of development problems. But some dedicated developers reworked it, gave it new life, and … Continue reading Programming Groovy 2 – For the experienced Java developer seeking dynamic productivity – #programming #bookreview

The Healthy Programmer – Better coding through better living – #programming #bookreview

The Healthy Programmer Get Fit, Feel Better, and Keep Coding Joe Kutner (Pragmatic Bookshelf – paperback) Yes, you know it is unhealthy to spend all day and much of the night hunched at keyboard, staring at a computer screen, gripping a mouse and nervously clawing at bags of vending-machine snacks because you haven’t had time … Continue reading The Healthy Programmer – Better coding through better living – #programming #bookreview