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There are three primary methods involved in memory: encoding, storage, and retrieval. Sounds simple for us humans but sometimes horrible things can happen inside computers…memory leaks.

In this article, you will learn about Retain Cycles, Automatic Reference Counting, Reference Types, and more.

Swift Memory Management

The programming language Swift uses Automatic Reference Counting…

An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

Atomic Habits by James Clear (Book Cover)

⚡ The Book in 3 Sentences

  1. Great book with how to’s for building good habits, and getting rid of bad ones
  2. Talks about how focusing on building a stronger identity is better in the long run rather than chasing goals and accomplishments
  3. Has lots of insights into human psychology.

🎨 My Impressions

I love this book because it has…

Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport (Book Cover)

⚡ The Book in 3 Sentences

  1. A completely eye-opening and life-changing book
  2. Teaches you how social media is evil and wants to steal your time and attention
  3. Great tips and tricks on living a focused life in a noisy world

🎨 My Impressions

One of the first books I read on my Kindle device and it changed my life…

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship

UNSCRIPTED by MJ DeMarco (Book Cover)

⚡ The Book in 3 Sentences

  1. A book full of interesting studies as examples
  2. Gets you motivated to work hard
  3. Doing things that make you think you’re making progress when you’re not is a big problem

🎨 My Impressions

An informational book on how to get started as an entrepreneur. Like most books of this genre, it can provide…

How to Learn Programming Languages Quickly, Ace Your Programming Interview, and Land Your Software Developer Dream Job

The Complete Software Developer’s Career Guide by John Z. Sonmez (Book Cover)

⚡ The Book in 3 Sentences

  1. The first book about coding I read in my life
  2. Great guide on: How to start as a developer
  3. A really valuable book for beginners with great insights into the industry

🎨 My Impressions

This book is the first book about software engineering I read. It helped me understand the industry better. It…

Principles From “How to Win Friends and Influence People”

How to Win Friends and Influence People (Book Cover)

⚡ The Book in 3 Sentences

  1. A boring book about how one should act to be favored by people.
  2. Only useful if you plan on implementing the principles from this book, otherwise you are wasting your time.
  3. I’ve heard most of the principles that is why the book is boring.

🎨 Impressions

The book is really useful if…

Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds

Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins (Book Cover)

⚡ The Book in 3 Sentences

  1. It’s all in your head, mental toughness is the main pillar of success in life.
  2. Callus your mind. (A callus is an area of thickened skin that forms as a response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation.)
  3. Without failing we can’t get thicker skin and a stronger mentality.

🎨 My Impressions

This…

Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

⚡ The Book in 3 Sentences

  1. A step-by-step guide on how to become a digital nomad (before it was cool).
  2. The Pareto principle is an important principle of this whole book (roughly 80% of consequences come from 20% of causes).
  3. Great insights into starting a business without losing your mind running it.

🎨 My Impressions

This was one of…

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