E. A. Sykes

Helpful votes received on reviews: 78% (7 of 9)
Location: London, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,231,849 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 9
Business Patterns for Software Developers by Allan Kelly
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I've been working professionally in software for 16 years. I've worked for a large range of companies, from an international blue chip IT provider to a start-up. Allan has captured the breadth of businesses creating software. Reading the patterns had the right effect: I recognised them. Allan has given the patterns a name and related them to each other. It's a book that I will be referring back to. Those with experience: read this book.

Those with little or no professional experience: read this book. You will quickly learn about the business of creating software. Today, more than ever is expected of developers: design and implement systems quickly; make systems easy to change;… Read more
Spaceland (Tom Doherty Associates Book) by Rudy Rucker
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars disappointing, 7 Sep 2009
I read spaceland having just read flatland.

I was expecting to find a popular physics book with a story acting as a tool for explaining complex ideas. Instead I found mainly a vacuous story steeped in cliche with the odd bit of physics thrown in.

I was hoping that this book might help me imagine the 4th dimension, but I found that it didn't give anything more than Flatland.
Sunshine Hit Me ~ The Bees
Sunshine Hit Me ~ The Bees
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I loved this album, so laid-back you can't help but relax when lisening to it- the aches and the stresses of the day disappear. All that is left is an overwhelming of contentment. Yes it has been done before and the record heavily references the big chill, beach boys etc - but that does not diminish the sound that it achieves.

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