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WPF Productivity Playbook

Just finished WPF Productivity Playbook on PluralSight. Lots of smaller productivity details I didn’t know in WPF, as well as examples of several other things you can do with WPF. Very interesting, and very well presented. My only complaint would be that there are no captions. Got to say that the more I learn about it, […]

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Principles of Game Design – Course Review

I recently completed the course Principles of Game Design, on Coursera, from Michigan State University. This course is part of the Game Design and Development Specialization. I have reviewed the first course in the series – Introduction to Game Development . This one covers how to design games – having game ideas, creating a story, characters […]

Blinkist – Review

Blinkist is a service that provides 15 minute non-fiction book summaries, both in text and audio form. They have over 1000 books, and I have gone through their catalog and they have a lot of books I felt were interesting (including several that I bought years ago and never got around to reading). I got […]

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Become a SpeedDemon: Productivity Tricks to Have More Time – Course Review

Become a SpeedDemon: Productivity Tricks to Have More Time is a course on productivity by Jonathan Levi – author of Become a Superlearner (a much longer and better course, BTW). It is nicely short and to the point, and there are some useful tips there – such as: – prepare before starting a task, so that you […]

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Safari Books Online – Review

Recently I got a notification from O’Reilly on a 50% off sale on SafariBooksOnline.com (Safari Books Online). I haven’t really paid any attention to them in years, but now that they supported iPad/Android apps it seemed interesting. And given how much I spend on tech book and courses every year, US$199 seemed about right, so […]