Buying the promises starts to suck big time

Buying the promises starts to suck big time

My observation is that these days I'm not buying the products (primarily applies to digital goods) or services (over the Internet) anymore. Or rather: not products or services as we knew them few years ago: I don't buy finished books, I buy early versions & get chapter after chapter as they are being written, edited, etc. I don't buy finished games, I buy early access to beta version & get continuous updates (or DLCs) I usually don't just buy application / on-line service, surely I get some instant access to current abilities, but I care more for the future potential (idea,…

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It's all about books

When I’ve started blogging here, I promised to put some reviews of most interesting technology related books I had read recently. It seems I haven’t fulfilled that promise much recently, so today I’d like to catch-up with that a bit. But before I start, a bit of my “book-philosophy”: Books are good as they bring you knowledge. For knowledge, to be valuable - it has to be up-to-date. As technology is evolving all the time, technology can change in a year that much, that books published a year ago may be totally outdated. Especially if you…

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