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  • booksreddit.com:Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions

    Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions

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    technical interview has shaken my confidence as a programmer; how can I learn from this?
    Now in the 5th edition, Cracking the Coding Interview gives you the interview preparation you need to get the top software developer jobs. This is a deeply technical book and focuses on the software engineering skills to ace your interview. The book is over 500 pages and includes 150 programming interview questions and answers, as well as other advice. The full list of topics are as follows:The Interview ProcessThis section offers an overview on questions are selected and how you will be eval…


  • booksreddit.com:The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society

    The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society, 1250-1600

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    “Magic” was widely acknowledged in the old world. Is there any evidence or record of such magic being used in a public, verifiable setting at any point in history? Why did so many people buy into this idea?
    Western Europeans were among the first, if not the first, to invent mechanical clocks, geometrically precise maps, double-entry bookkeeping, precise algebraic and musical notations, and perspective painting. More people in Western Europe thought quantitatively in the sixteenth century than in any other part of the world, enabling them to become the world’s leaders. With amusing detail and historical anecdote, Alfred Crosby discusses the shift from qualitative to quantitative perception that… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society

    The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society, 1250-1600

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    Western Europeans were among the first, if not the first, to invent mechanical clocks, geometrically precise maps, double-entry bookkeeping, precise algebraic and musical notations, and perspective painting. More people in Western Europe thought quantitatively in the sixteenth century than in any other part of the world, enabling them to become the world’s leaders. With amusing detail and historical anecdote, Alfred Crosby discusses the shift from qualitative to quantitative perception that…


  • booksreddit.com:Public Relations Practices: Managerial Case Studies and Problems (7th Edition)

    Public Relations Practices: Managerial Case Studies and Problems (7th Edition)

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    Written by two of the most respected and honored individuals in the field, this definitive casebook of actual real-life public relations situations serves as a reference and guidebook for helping public relations professionals apply effective, cutting-edge public relations theories, principles, and practices to a wide variety of situations –involving all types and sizes of organizations. Features actual, real-life cases on each aspect of public relations –employee relations, med…


  • booksreddit.com:Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    Capital in the Twenty First Century

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    What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital? Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy. But satisfactory answers have been hard to find for lack of adequate data and clear guiding theories. In Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty analyzes a unique collection of data from twenty countries, ranging as far back as the eightee…


  • booksreddit.com:101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees: A Manager's Guide to Addressing Performance

    101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees: A Manager’s Guide to Addressing Performance, Cond…

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    Sacked for farting?
    Inappropriate attire, lateness, sexually offensive behavior, not to mention productivity and communication issues–these are just a few of the uncomfortable topics bosses must sometimes discuss with their employees. With years of experience as the VP of employee relations at major entertainment companies, author Paul Falcone offers unique insight into the tools and skills required for managers to address some of the most common–as well as the most serious–employee problems they are likely t…


  • booksreddit.com:The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future

    The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future

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    Mike Pence’s wife is backing a candidate who wants to jail gay people
    A forceful argument against America’s vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist.America currently has the most inequality, and the least equality of opportunity, among the advanced countries. While market forces play a role in this stark picture, politics has shaped those market forces. In this best-selling book, Nobel Prize–winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz exposes the efforts of well-heeled interests to compound their wealth in ways that have stifled true,…


  • booksreddit.com:Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions

    Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions

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    I suck. Advice on how not to suck?
    I am not a recruiter. I am a software engineer. And as such, I know what it’s like to be asked to whip up brilliant algorithms on the spot and then write flawless code on a whiteboard. I’ve been through this as a candidate and as an interviewer. Cracking the Coding Interview, 6th Edition is here to help you through this process, teaching you what you need to know and enabling you to perform at your very best. I’ve coached and interviewed hundreds of software engineers. The result is this bo…


  • booksreddit.com:Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World

    Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World

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    In the vein of Mark Kurlansky’s bestselling Salt and Cod, a gripping chronicle of the myth, mystery, and uncertain fate of the world’s most popular fruit In this fascinating and surprising exploration of the banana’s history, cultural significance, and endangered future, award-winning journalist Dan Koeppel gives readers plenty of food for thought. Fast-paced and highly entertaining, Banana takes us from jungle to supermarket, from corporate boardrooms to kitchen tables around the world. We b…


  • booksreddit.com:Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

    Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

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    We are probably living in the most comfortable era that has existed and will ever exist: less war, poverty, disease, etc. than at any time before in history, and before carbon levels and antibiotic resistance ruin our environment and life expectancy
    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“One of the most important books I’ve ever read―an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.” ―Melinda Gates”Factfulness by Hans Rosling, an outstanding international public health expert, is a ho…


  • booksreddit.com:Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions

    Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions

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    Books that changed the way you understand programming
    I am not a recruiter. I am a software engineer. And as such, I know what it’s like to be asked to whip up brilliant algorithms on the spot and then write flawless code on a whiteboard. I’ve been through this as a candidate and as an interviewer. Cracking the Coding Interview, 6th Edition is here to help you through this process, teaching you what you need to know and enabling you to perform at your very best. I’ve coached and interviewed hundreds of software engineers. The result is this bo…


  • booksreddit.com:The $300 Billion Broadband Scandal

    The $300 Billion Broadband Scandal

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    Since the publication of $200 Billion Broadband Scandal in 2006, New Networks Institute and Teletruth have continued to upgrade the information about broadband. With the publication of our 25th Anniversary Report of AT&T, Verizon and Qwest on Critical Financial Indicators, which updated the information in this report, it is clear that the overcharging and failure to deploy we covered in the original book continues to be a major issue in America. The FCC has issued a Notice of Inquiry pertaini…


  • booksreddit.com:How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It

    How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

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    Mark Cuban shares his wealth of experience and business savvy in his first published book, HOW TO WIN AT THE SPORT OF BUSINESS.”It’s New Year’s resolution time, and Mark Cuban’s new book offers the rationale for a good one.” —BUSINESS INSIDERUsing the greatest material from his popular Blog Maverick, Cuban has collected and updated his postings on business and life to provide a catalog of insider knowledge on what it takes to become a thriving entrepreneur. He tells his own rags-to-riches sto…


  • booksreddit.com:Basic Economics

    Basic Economics

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    “Bitcoin miners ruined PC gaming for the sake of monopoly money”
    In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on common sense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Drawing on lively examples from around the world and from centuries of history, Sowell explains basic economic principles for the general public in plain English. Basic Economics, which has now been translated into six languages and has a…


  • booksreddit.com:Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed

    Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Governmen…

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    If you are fed up with Washington boondoggles, and you like the small-government, politically-incorrect thinking of Ron Paul, then you’ll love Tom Woods’s Meltdown. In clear, no-nonsense terms, Woods explains what led up to this economic crisis, who’s really to blame, and why government bailouts won’t work. Woods will reveal:* Which brave few economists predicted the economic fallout–and why nobody listened* What really caused the collapse* Why the Fed–not taxpayers–should have to answer f…


  • booksreddit.com:The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing

    The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

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    Why aren’t annuities more popular?
    The irreverent guide to investing, Boglehead style The Boglehead’s Guide to Investing is a DIY handbook that espouses the sage investment wisdom of John C. Bogle. This witty and wonderful book offers contrarian advice that provides the first step on the road to investment success, illustrating how relying on typical “common sense” promoted by Wall Street is destined to leave you poorer. This updated edition includes new information on backdoor Roth IRAs and ETFs as mainstream buy and hold inv…


  • booksreddit.com:Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age

    Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age

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    Ten years ago, the United States stood at the forefront of the Internet revolution. With some of the fastest speeds and lowest prices in the world for high-speed Internet access, the nation was poised to be the global leader in the new knowledge-based economy. Today that global competitive advantage has all but vanished because of a series of government decisions and resulting monopolies that have allowed dozens of countries, including Japan and South Korea, to pass us in both speed and price…


  • booksreddit.com:Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That The Poor And Middle Class Do...

    Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money – That The Poor And Middle Class Do…

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    Explode the myth that you need to earn a high income to become richChallenge the belief that your house is an assetShow parents why they can’t rely on the school system to teach their kids about moneyDefine once and for all an asset and a liabilityTeach you what to teach your kids about money for their future financial success


  • booksreddit.com:Corporate Executions: The Ugly Truth About Layoffs -- How Corporate Greed Is Shattering Our Lives...

    Corporate Executions: The Ugly Truth About Layoffs — How Corporate Greed Is Shattering Our Lives…

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    Why do employers expect a 2 week notice when you’re about to quit, but won’t give you a 2 week notice when they’re about to let you go?
    “Layoffs are good for business.” That’s the myth that many of us have accepted as a grim business necessity. But Corporate Executions exposes, for the first time, the disturbing facts about this widespread and destructive practice. It demonstrates that in the long run, layoffs are not “good for business,” measured by any means: company profitability, employee productivity, or national economic stability. In fact, most layoffs have proven to he ineffective for companies, not to mention disastr…


  • booksreddit.com:One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America

    One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America

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    Why do Evangelical Christians in the US tend to lean very heavily to the right?
    We’re often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of “Christian America” is an invention—and a relatively recent one at that.As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious activists in their fight against FDR’s New Deal. Corporations from General Motors to Hilton Hotels bankroll…