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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] books

On Dec 12, 2013, at 6:31 PM, Rick Leir <rick [ dot ] leir [ at ] sympatico [ dot ] ca> wrote:

> Books can if well written summarize a topic and get you started with the most useful bits first. By comparison, the internet can be a fire hose.
> You can have a peek before you buy if it is in the library. Find out what is new at blinkmonitor.com. Some books can have a long waiting list; that is a good sign that you might want to buy.
> I used to pay safari a few dollars monthly and had some great reads but stopped paying because I was not using it enough to justify.

Some books are worth it to buy, some are not. A great book can greatly simplify your learning curve, and change the way you look at a subject.

There is no correct answer here beyond, “it depends”.




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