Category: Technology

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Nir Eyal
Rating: 7/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:7 hours

Hooked is well structured and made good use of visual aides. Although, having read the Power of Habit and some other Behavioral Science related books, I felt I learned very little from Hooked. I don't feel it helped push [...]

The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering

Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
Rating: 7/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:9 hours

A classic book on Software Project Management, with a number of principles and methodologies that are still relevant today. Many concepts originated from TMMM such as Software Craftsmanship and the 10x rule that very good [...]

Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking

Christopher Hadnagy
Rating: 6/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:12 hours

Social Engineering is about the key weapon hackers are starting to utilize to break into security systems. It is often more difficult to try to brute force break into a system so hackers are using psychological tricks or [...]

The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

Nicholas G. Carr
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:7 hours

Nicholas gives us great context and a timeline of change and innovation on the many technologies that have had a profound impact on society and how it has increased human capabilities. The change that takes place on an individual [...]