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    Freakonomics, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

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    I ripped through Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything this weekend. It was written by an economist and a journalist who teamed up to publish some really interesting statistical studies that Levitt (the economist) has...
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    First, Break All the Rules, by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

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    My manager recommended First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently to me a couple of months ago. I finally got to it last week (I keep a queue of stuff I'm waiting to read) and finished it this afternoon. The book is...
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    The Automatic Millionaire, by David Bach

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    I grabbed The Automatic Millionaire : A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich in the Charlotte airport on the way home, and was done by the time my plane hit Dallas. I've read other books by Bach before, but found this one to suit me better....
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    The World Is Flat, by Thomas L. Friedman

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    I've been reading The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century for a couple of weeks now (it was a Christmas present from my mom). I finished on my trip to Charlotte last week. Overall, I think it's an outstanding book, with a lot of...
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    You're Who?

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    As you can tell from the title of the blog, my name is Reid Gustin. I'm a software developer at Microsoft, working on the System Definition Model (SDM). SDM is part of the Dynamic Systems Initiative , working on making IT systems self-managing, and reducing...
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    First Post

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    It seems like everyone else out there has a blog, but I've been resisting. Partially because I feel like many blogs are just a place for the author to dump their diary, and I didn't want my blog to be that. So, when a coworker left Microsoft a little...
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