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Tip #121: Read Michael Nygard's 'Release It!'

There are only a handful of programming books that stay on our shelves for a long time. Unfortunately, so many are tied to specific languages, frameworks, or even versions of software that they quickly become outdated. Michael Nygard’s Release It! remains one that we refer to often. It’s full of ‘real world’ scenarios about how things go wrong (and right) in production, but none of these are really technology specific. Here he presents tried and tested methodologies and patterns that you can implement in whatever your platform is. A lot of these patterns (like the Circuit Breaker pattern) already have implementations in your favorite language.

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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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