The Psychology of Technology

The Psychology of Computer Programming: Silver Anniversary eBook Edition
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,060. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
A penetrating analysis of the intelligence, skill, teamwork, and problem-solving power of the computer programmer. Topics include egoless programming, intelligence, psychological measurement, personality factors, motivation, training, social problems on large projects, problem-solving ability, programming language design, team formation, the programming environment, and much more.
Exploring Requirements 1: Quality Before Design
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
Here's an innovative book that gives you the understanding you need to give people the solutions they want. The collaborative team of Gause and Weinberg tells how you can assure the requirements are right—before the product is designed.
Exploring Requirements 2: First Steps into Design
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering
This is volume 2 of an innovative book that gives you the understanding you need to give people the solutions they want. The collaborative team of Gause and Weinberg tells how you can assure the requirements are right—before the product is designed.
Perfect Software and Other Illusions About Testing
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 4 · Software Testing, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Training and certification
James Bach says, "Read this book and get your head straight about testing. I consider Jerry (Weinberg) to be the greatest living tester." Answers the questions that puzzle the most people: Why do we have to bother testing? Why not just test everything? What is it that makes testing so hard? Why does testing take so long? Is perfect software even possible? Why can't we just accept a few bugs?
Becoming a Technical Leader
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 5 · Consulting Secrets, Book 5 · Software Testing, Book 5. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A personalized guide to developing the qualities that make a successful technical leader. We all possess the ingredients for leadership, some better developed than others. The book focuses on the problem-solving style–a unique blend of skills in 3 main areas: innovation, motivation, and organization. Ways to analyze your own leadership skills, with practical steps for developing those skills.
Roundtable on Technical Leadership
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 6. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,320. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
Joined by coeditors Marie Benesh and James Bullock, consultant's consultant Gerald M. Weinberg highlights forty experts' secrets for building and sustaining a leadership role in software development.
Roundtable on Project Management
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 7. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,310. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
This book is mostly just what good project managers do. If you are looking for a source of nuggets for that nagging problem, and for a compelling story, one like the story you're living, well, this is very probably a good book for you. Any time you get stuck, reach for this book and you will be pleasantly surprised to find a similar situation about which the wayfarers have shared their wisdom.
Understanding the Professional Programmer
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Training and certification
A unique insider's view of the many ways to become a better programmer and to improve job performance. Organized as a collection of essays about the profession of programming, the book is both provocative and readable. Anyone interested in becoming a skilled and experienced professional in this sometimes treacherous profession will benefit from Weinberg's insights