Book: Your Money or Your Life

“Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence” By Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez “The word is enough. At the peak of the fulfillment curve we have enough. Enough necessities for our survival. Enough niceties for our comforts and pleasures. And even enough little ‘luxuries.’ We […]

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Book: The Power of Zero

“The Power of Zero: How to get to the 0% tax bracket and transform your retirement” By David McKnight Taxable bucket “A taxable investment is one that require you to pay taxes on the account’s growth each and every year. Included in this bucket are common, everyday investments like money markets, CDs, stocks, bonds, and […]

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Book: Prediction Machines

“Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence” by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Fans, Avi Goldfarb “As we’ll explain, AI is a prediction technology, predictions are inputs to decision making, and economics provides a perfect framework for understanding the trade-offs underlying any decision.” Trade-offs: “More data means less privacy. More speed means less accuracy. Moe autonomy […]

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Mini-Book: Securing Microservice APIs

“Securing Microservice APIs: Sustainable and Scalable Access Control” by Matt McLarty, Rob Wilson, and Scott Morrison Identification: “Service consumers and intermediaries must be able to send API request messages that include multiple identities along with optional attributes that detail those identities, and they must be able to accept API requests that include multiple identities and […]

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Book: Microservice Architecture

“Microservice Architecture: Aligning principles, practices, and culture” by Irakli Nadareishvili, Ronnie Mitra, Matt McLarty & Mike Amundsen “What the architects at this gathering were concerned with was not a question of the size of the system. Instead, they were grappling with a situation in which the system was too big. What they identified is that systems that grow […]

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