lessons

The most important lesson I learned from aimlessly wandering around

Probably the most important lesson I learned from aimlessly wandering around for five years is that if you treat complete strangers as brothers and sisters that you’re meeting for the first time, the world magically becomes a better place.

Section 1: Consulting alvin July 31, 2017 - 6:26pm

“Learn the rules well. Then forget them.”



Basho

Functional Programming, Simplified (Scala edition) alvin May 28, 2017 - 4:12pm

Hi, my name is Alvin Alexander. I wrote the Scala Cookbook for O’Reilly, and this is the free, online version of my new book about functional programming (FP) in Scala.

Five books you’ve never heard of that will change your life

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1. Collected Maxims and Other Reflections by La Rochefoucauld

2. The 48 Laws of Power, by Robert Greene

3. Xenophon’s Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War by Xenophon

4. Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son

5. Models of my Life by Herbert Simon

6. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius