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Tip #37: Read Brendan Gregg on Systems Performance

Technical writing can often be hit or miss, especially in a post-blog world, often technical material is dated by the time it is printed. Systems Performance by Brendan Gregg, however, is a technical book that we learned an immense amount from and continues to be a book we reference. AQ applied a lot of the learnings to his work to great success. Brendan works at Netflix these days and his work at performance at mega-scale are fascinating. Even if you’re not working actively maintaining large systems, it’s the philosophy of how to approach these problems that’s really stuck with us.

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Tip #178: Read a NYTimes profile of Alton Brown

[This latest profile of Alton Brown in the NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/dining/alton-brown-cookbook-everydaycook.html) gives us a little peak at one of our favorite food 'celebrities'. We've been a fan... » Read More |

Tip #177: Read about the link between deep neural nets and ... the universe

Artificial intelligence and deep neural nets are taking over the technology landscape, or so it seems if all you do is read Twitter. Which is... » Read More |

Tip #176: Listen to Samiyam and Earl Sweatshirt - Mirror

We a) love almost anything that Stones Throw puts out and b) are consistently impressed by how much better [Earl Sweatshirt](http://earlsweatshirt.com/) gets with each track,... » Read More |

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