Key notes from our Galapagos trip

This post is a summary of our Galapagos trip in November 2018. First of all let me say that Galapagos is a truly unique place. Since Galapagos have very small population and were virtually uninhabited until 19th century due to their remote location, this led to a lot of unique wildlife species spared from extinction.… Continue reading Key notes from our Galapagos trip

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2 great MOOCs to get a feel of computer science

I’m getting this question frequently – what are best online courses to start one’s journey in Computer Science. Here are my top two: 1. MITx’s introduction to computer science on edX – https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-to-computer-science-and-programming-using-python Note that this course is offered fairly quickly, can be audited for free, or for a paid certificate and is also eligible… Continue reading 2 great MOOCs to get a feel of computer science

Books every IT manager must read, Part 1

I’m being asked frequently to recommend books and other materials for management. So this is going to be more a post for myself not to forget: Ben Horowitz.Β The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers Andrew S. Grove. High Output Management Frederick Brooks.Β The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software… Continue reading Books every IT manager must read, Part 1