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  • Manuel wrote on May 18, 2021 @ 20:22 Permalink
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    Completed reading Drive. Good book, in my opinion. The book provide some ideas in how I may change my life and find the path that I seek.

     
  • Manuel wrote on April 27, 2021 @ 21:53 Permalink
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    Drive 

    Driven by Manny Khoshben
    Driven
    Chapter Description Page Number Start Date Date Completed
    Part I – Drive
    1 this is my story 3 04/27/2021 04/27/2021
    2 success at last 19 04/28/2021 04/28/2021
    3 detours along the journey: from devastated to elated 31 05/01/2021 05/01/2021
    Part II – Fine Tune
    4 what keeps me going 45 05/02/2021 05/02/2021
    5 dream big 59 05/02/2021 05/02/2021
    6 power up: learning and knowledge 69 05/02/2021 05/02/2021
    7 balancing your life 85 05/12/2021 05/12/2021
    Part III – Under the Hood
    8 inventing and reinventing yourself 99 05/12/2021 05/12/2021
    9 preserving wealth 111 05/12/2021 05/12/2021
    10 building your brand and building your team 125 05/16/2021 05/16/2021
    11 giving back 137 05/18/2021 05/18/2021
    epilogue final thoughts for the journey 141 05/18/2021 05/18/2021
    appendix bonus read: a look at manny’s playbook 143 05/18/2021 05/18/2021
    about the author 147 05/18/2021 05/18/2021
    index 149 05/18/2021 05/18/2021
    Goal:
    Start Date: April 27, 2021
    Date to Complete: May 08, 2021
    Date Completed : MAY 18, 2021
     
  • Manuel wrote on March 8, 2021 @ 15:50 Permalink
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    Computer Science Distilled

    Computer Science Distilled
    Learn the Art of Solving Computational Problems
    Chapter Description Page Number Start Date Date Completed
    Preface 03/08/2021 03/08/2021
    1 Basics 1
    2 Complexity 25
    3 Strategy 35
    4 Data 65
    5 Algorithms 85
    6 Databases 85
    7 Computers 123
    8 Programming 147
    Conclusion 163
    Appendix 165

    Goal:
    Start Date: March 08, 2021
    Date to Complete: March 16, 2021
    Date Completed:

     
  • Manuel wrote on February 20, 2021 @ 21:55 Permalink
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    Distracted 

    Distracted by James A. Lang

    Part One – Theories of distraction – Theories of Distraction
    Chapter Page Number Date Completed
    Introduction – From Distraction to Attention 1 12/22/2020 @ 1:20
    1. A brief history of distraction 25 12/23/2020 @ 19:20
    2. Distracted in the classroom 41 12/23/2020 @ 21:26
    3. The tech ban debate 60 12/27/2020 @ 12:35
    Part Two – Practices of Attention
    4. Communities of attention 95 12/28/2020 @ 10:25
    5. Curious attention 124
    6. Structured attention activities 145
    7. Signature attention activities 174
    8. Assessed attention 196
    9. Mindful attention 218
    Conclusion – The Classroom as Attention Retreat 239

    Goal:
    Date to Start: December 21, 2020
    Date to Complete: December 30, 2020
    Chapter a day.

     
  • Manuel wrote on February 20, 2021 @ 18:28 Permalink
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    What are the odds? 

    What are the odds?

    What are the Odds?
    BOOK 1 COCAINE Minnesota, USA 1990 – 1999
    Chapter Description Page Number Start Date Date Completed
    FOREWORD By DR. BEN CARSON 02/20/2021
    PROLOGUE 1 02/20/2021
    1 Schitty’s 11 02/20/2021
    2 Crazy Things 14
    3 Lots and Lots of Cocaine 18
    4 Peppermint Schanpps 22
    5 Cigarette Smoke and Aqua Net 28
    6 Dream Girls 38
    7 Turning Myself to Face Me 44
    8 There’s Still a Chance 48
    9 The Kids are Alright 54
    10 Toad’s Road 61
    11 Coke Times Ten 64
    BOOK 2 CRACK Minnesota… and Casinos Everywhere 2002 – 2007
    12 83 Warning 759
    13 Casino Bound 92
    14 Tunica 99
    15 It’s a Small World 105
    16 Those Were the Days 112
    17 Good and Evil 118
    18 Leaving Las Vegas 125
    19 The Dream 133
    20 Learning Curve 138
    21 The New Drug 145
    22 Saving Uncle Butch 150
    23 “You Can’t Stop Me” 158
    24 Millionaires and Billionaires 164
    25 The Feds 1027
    26 Psyching Out the Suits 176
    27 Countdown 181
    28 Lights Out 183
    BOOK 3 Jesus
    29 Breakdown 203
    30 Walking Coma 209
    31 I’ll Wait You Out 216
    32 Death Spiral 219
    33 Hope Match 229
    34 Comeback 234
    35 Lilving Free 241
    36 Turnaround 247
    37 The Next Level 258
    38 The Last Wager 268
    39 Never Look Back 274
    40 Awakening 278
    41 Branching Out 281
    42 Confirmations 288
    43 Standing Up 293
    44 Full Surrender 299
    Epilogue 321

    Goal:
    Start Date: February 20, 2021
    Date to Complete: March 20, 2021
    Date Completed:

     
  • Manuel wrote on February 17, 2021 @ 13:56 Permalink
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    Web Design Start Here
    Chapter Description Page Number Start Date Date Completed
    Part 1
    1 Getting Started with Web Design 1 02/17/2021
    2 Building a Website 32
    3 A Quick Introduction to CSS 46
    4 CSS in Action 60
    5 Digging Deeper into Web Design 84
    6 An Introduction to JavaScript 104
    7 Essential Background Knowledge 118
    8 CSS Layout 138
    Part 2
    9 Build and Styling HTML Tables 156
    10 Forms, CSS and Images 168
    11 HTML and CSS3 184
    12 Introduction to jQuery and Bootstrap 210
    Goal:
    Start Date: February 17, 2021
    Date to Complete: February 24, 2021
    Date Completed:
     
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