14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
The book is quite short - 102 A5 pages. It doesn't go into too much technical details. In my point of view it will be a good introduction chapter for a book about mobile web design. May be that the target audience is not developers but non-technical people, that will run away when faced bigger one.
There are a lot of links and web references. On one hand it's good, as one can go and investigate further, but book assumes that reader goes and really checks the pages. I buy "physical" books to read them while I'm travelling or when I'm somewhere off-line. Scratching the topic and then referring to a blog just keeps me upset because I can not check it right away. So I had to… Read more
Essay 1, Letter to a young scientist
You ask me what it is to be a scientist?
In this essay Jeff tries to show what it is like to be scientist. To me it looked just like business man, once that the scientist becomes successful then he spends most of the time doing something else than science. Making relations, getting contacts, writing and presenting starts to use all of his time.
A famous American biochemist said this to a Harvard graduating class: 'Half of what we taught you is probably wrong but unfortunately we do not know which half.'
In IT technologies it's the same. Half of the programming languages, web technologies, techniques, computer… Read more