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The New, New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story von Michael Lewis
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2.0 von 5 Sternen This book is over-hyped, 3. Juni 2000
I was very disappointed in this book. It is completely lacking insight into the world of high tech. My impression is that Michael Lewis had enjoyed hanging out with a very rich man and needed to write up something, anything, to sort of justify the time he had wasted and so he just strung some pointless, not very interesting anecdotes together. I feel that I have been had. It really is a rather rubbishy book.
MCSD Visual Basic 6 Desktop Applications Study Gui&hellip von Syngress Media Inc
2.0 von 5 Sternen Hard work., 7. März 1999
I agree with the reviewer who wondered how anyone could give this book 5 stars unless they had a financial interest in it. The book is very hard work. Topics are presented all out of proportion: that is, important topics are glossed over while trivial topics get page space. The book definitely appears padded just to make it look like a big, useful book. Material is repeated, while meaningless sidebars appear as if the editor was thinking, "time for a sidebar". Many topics are explained in mind-boggling ways that make them seem impossibly difficult, when a little diagram would have made them seem easy. Even for someone inexperienced with VB, it is obvious to me that there… Mehr dazu