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Books of interest worth checking out...

Reading List - Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable by Seth Godin

Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable

The cult classic that revolutionized marketing by teaching businesses that you’re either remarkable or invisible. At fourTheorem we do our best to be remarkable every day!

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Reading List - The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

#1 New York Times Bestseller. In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.

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Reading List - The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim

The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

Seminal fictional novel by Gene Kim (et al) that leads you through the 3 ways that DevOps helps your business. A must read for anyone starting on their journey of DevOps enlightenment!

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Reading List - The DevOps Handbook by Gene Kim

The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations

Follow-up to the Phoenix Project, giving real practical examples of how to implement DevOps in your organization.

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Reading List - Continuous Delivery by David Farley

Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation

Whether you’re a developer, systems administrator, tester, or manager, this book will help your organization move from idea to release faster than ever—so you can deliver value to your business rapidly and reliably.

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Reading List - Big Data by  James Warren

Big Data. Principles and best practices of scalable real-time data systems

Marz and Warren, 2015. Big Data teaches you to build big data systems using an architecture that takes advantage of clustered hardware along with new tools designed specifically to capture and analyze web-scale data.

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Reading List - Super Crunchers by Ian Ayres

Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers is the New Way To Be Smart

"In the past, one could get by on intuition and experience. Times have changed. Today, the name of the game is data. Ian Ayres shows us how and why in this groundbreaking book Super Crunchers. Not only is it fun to read, it just may change the way you think."—Steven D. Levitt, author of Freakonomics.

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