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Dedicated to all the software people trying to change the world.
"...because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do." --Jack Kerouac
It's something I recommend all developers, managers, etc. to read that work in the tech industry.
I have tons of books I want to read, unfortunately I will put this one to the end of my list, as the typesetting just doesn't make for an enjoyable reading experience.
I applaud Glass for presenting such an honest discussion of the role of creativity in software process and management.
I am an IEEE and ACM member with a Masters Degree in Software Engineering and around a 100 of high-quality books in my library, describing software engineering with a scientific... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Software Engineer
The Problem mainly with this book is that it is not aligned with the typical Software Engineer mentality, many software Engineers turn to books looking for definite answers to... Read morePublished on March 25, 2010 by Mutaz Alawamleh
One point not brought up by other reviewers: I think the typesetting in this book is really, really poor. Read morePublished on February 8, 2010 by Johan Kotlinski
This is a loosely-knit collection of essays that range from the brilliant and thought-provoking to the mundane and pointless. Read morePublished on April 18, 2009 by J. Peterson
-Author cites his sources.
-The author presents some new ideas, that seem to be fresh. Read more
Robert Glass' essays are short, easy to read, and almost always annoying. This is a Good Thing. Software Development these days marches forward in PMO lock-step, or dances... Read morePublished on March 28, 2009 by talkaboutquality
I picked up this book based on Steve McConnell's recommendation in Code Complete. Things were slow through the first chapter, but it only got better the further I read. Read morePublished on October 15, 2008 by Adam Kahtava
It's a quick, but heavy ready. However, this is a great little peak into the psychologies involved in software. It's something I recommend all developers, managers, etc. Read morePublished on March 11, 2008 by J. Brutto
I am very interesting in the discussion of process versus product and standardization versus creativity. I was expecting some more specifics and industry results. Read morePublished on August 27, 2007 by Joao Cortez