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Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk – My Thoughts

How to be more visible on social media? How to gain more followers fast? Social media mastermind Gary Vaynerchuk wrote an amazing book explaining all these things. Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World is the book this blog post is about. From all the books I had on my list, this one took the longest to finish. Contrarily to how this might sound, the book was not bad. In fact, it ranked as…

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How to Talk to Anyone by Leil Lowndes – My Thoughts

Because of my high interest in human psychology, communication skills and need to know what makes people tick, I chose this book as my next one to read. How to Talk to Anyone: 92 little tricks for big success in relationships by Leil Lowndes was supposed to be a reward for me after a few semi-technical ones. Something to itch that scratch. 😛 Better than How to Win Friends and Influence People? In the first few pages, Leil compared this book to…

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Game Programming Patterns by Robert Nystrom – my thoughts

Game Programming Patterns by Robert Nystrom was the first book of the 15 I’m planning to read while building a prototype of my FPS game in Unity. Fun fact: Since one of the most painful classes I took at the university, I thought I would never learn, nor need, Finite State Machines again. This book proved me wrong. Turns out state machines are actually a genius way to turn that ugly looking row of if-statements into well-organized switch cases. The book describes that it is a common…

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