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Technical Writing
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 144-147
<p>To be a successful technical writer today, you must understand the technical and business aspects of the work you do and how it affects the organizations that pay for that work. Richard Hamilton's book, <it>Managing Writers: A Real World Gui...
 
Software Architects
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 62-64
No summary available.
 
Guest Editor's Introduction: The PowerPC in Perspective
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:October 1994
pp. 7
No summary available.
   
Life and Work
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 66-68
<p>Ricahrd Mateosian gives a book review of Land the Tech Job You Love.</p>
 
System Green
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 144-147
Book review on Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revoultion and How It Can Renew America
 
Economics
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 128-130
IEEE Micro's reviewer discusses Invisible Engines: How Software Platforms Drive Innovation and Transform Industries, by David S. Evans, Andrei Hagiu, and Richard Schmalensee; and Making Globalization Work, by Joseph E. Stiglitz.
 
Too much information
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:January 2005
pp. 98-99
Sometimes the stack of interesting books gets too tall. I can only review a few each time, but there are many more that are too good to pass over. This time I look briefly at a number of books I wish I could spend more time with.
 
Bringing Up the Rear
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:May 1999
pp. 3-4,86
No summary available.
 
Words of Wisdom
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 1999
pp. 5,85
No summary available.
 
Working on the Web
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 1998
pp. 2-3,85
No summary available.
 
Technical Design [Two books reviewed]
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 76-78
This column reviews the books Design for Hackers: Reverse-Engineering Beauty by David Kadavy and 101 Design Ingredients to Solve Big Tech Problems by Eewei Chen.
 
Unconscious Meaning [review of
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 116-118
This column reviews the book A User's Guide to Thought and Meaning by Ray Jackendoff.
 
Ethics of Big Data
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 60-61
This column discusses the book Ethics of Big Data by Kord Davis with Doug Patterson.
 
Forewords by Celebrities
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 76-77
Richard Mateosian recommends "Painting With Numbers: Presenting Financials and Other Numbers So People Will Understand You," by Randall Bolten, and "Cracking the New Job Market: Seven Rules for Getting Hired in Any Economy," by R. Willi...
 
Miscellany
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2012
pp. 61-63
This column reviews Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity by David Foster Wallace; That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World it Invented and How We Can Come Back by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum; The Adventures of Jo...
 
Effective Communication
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 76-78
This column reviews Trees, Maps, and Theorems: Effective Communication for Rational Minds, which discusses effective communication methods.
 
Technology
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 100-102
<p>This column reviews two books that discuss technology and our relationship to it: <it>The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves</it> and <it>What Technology Wants</it>.</p>
 
Being Geek
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 78
<p>This column looks at Michael Lopp's <it>Being Geek</it>, a book that is remarkable for its author's exceptional insights and uncommon viewpoints.</p>
 
Miscellany
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 86-88
This issue's Micro Review takes a look at books on math and philosophy, communicating, grammar, usage, and editing
 
Designing for Discovery
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 90-92
<p>As many have observed, sources of data are increasing exponentially and old methods of transmitting knowledge cannot keep up. Search technology has arisen to address this problem, but how best to use that technology remains an unsolved problem. Mo...
 
Twitter
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 87-88
No summary available.
 
No More Wishful Thinking
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 68-71
Book reviews of Perfect Software and Other Illusions about Testing and The Principles of Successful Freelancing.
 
Software Development Patterns
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 2008
pp. 72, 71
Mateosian reviews three books about programming: Effective Java, second edition, by Joshua Block (Addison-Wesley, 2008); The ThoughtWorks Anthology: Essays on Software Technology and Innovation, by the ThoughtWorks staff (Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2008); and Ja...
 
The Paradigms, They Are A-Changin'
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2008
pp. 72, 70-71
Richard Mateosian first reviews the Adobe Technical Communication Suite, which includes FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Captivate, and Acrobat 3D. Having accumulated a set of products for the same audience, Adobe has taken the added step of making them work together...
 
Advice for Investigators
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 60-61
<em>Micro</em>'s reviewer comments on <em>Advice for a Young Investigator</em> by Santiago Ram&#243;n y Cajal (MIT Press, 2004) and Agile Retrospectives: <em>Making Good Teams Great</em> by Esther Derby and Diana Lar...
 
Thinking about Technology
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 59-61
The columnist reviews Devices of the Soul by Steve Talbott (O'Reilly, 2007). Since 1995, Talbott has edited an online newsletter, NetFuture: Technology and Human Responsibility (http://www.netfuture.org). This book, which includes material first published ...
 
Looking Back
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 83-85
The author looks back on 20 years of writing Micro Review. Recurring themes include microprocessors and computer architecture, Windows and its challengers, programmers and tools, usability and interaction design, project management, computers and conscious...
 
So many books
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 82-83
Reviews of
 
Old and New
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 83-85
Richard Mateosian reviews old and new books, including Weinberg on Writing--The Fieldstone Method, The Art of Computer Programming, From Java to Ruby--Things Every Manager Should Know, and Introduction to DITA--A User Guide to the Darwin Information Typing...
 
More on Old Topics
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 86-87
Reviews of
 
The future will soon be here
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 141-142
This time, I look at two books that deal with adapting to trends. One conjectures about how you and I will adapt to the accelerating pace of technology when that pace outstrips our biological limitations. The other provides sound advice for dealing with an...
 
Year-end cleanup
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 82-84
The author reviews nine books on programming practices, communicating, and the Web.
 
Going through the database
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 80, 79
Richard Mateosian reviews the book,
 
Dealing with globalization
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 13-15
No summary available.
 
Thinking about history and design
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2005
pp. 6-7
Many of us have artifacts of our lives stored away in closets, drawers, cellars, garages, and other places that we intend to clean out and organize some day. Many of us have heard inside stories over the years and wish that somebody would write them down.
 
Micro Review: More on old themes
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 133-134
No summary available.
 
Seek and Show
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 2004
pp. 88, 86-87
No summary available.
 
Attacking complexity
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 88, 87
No summary available.
 
Back to the future
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2004
pp. 70-71
No summary available.
 
Single Sourcing Mount Fuji
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 74-75
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Where we're going
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:November 2003
pp. 6-7
<p></p>
 
So Many Books, So Little Time
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 2003
pp. 6-7, 79-80
No summary available.
 
Managing Software Projects
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:July 2003
pp. 11-13
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Evolution
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 70-72
<p></p>
 
Nuts and Bolts
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:March 2003
pp. 7, 77
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Leadership Annoyances
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 82-83
<p>Both books I review in this issue deal with annoying behavior. One explores
 
Personal Effectiveness
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 2002
pp. 94-96
<p>The two books I look at this month deal with personal effectiveness. One is a collection of essays by Gerald Weinberg and some of his colleagues. The other is a runaway best-seller, still relevant 12 years after it first appeared. I look at the wa...
 
Programming Books
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 10-11
<p>This time, I look at books designed to help you program in Java and in Microsoft?s C# language for the .NET framework. </p>
 
Enterprise Computing
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 71-72
<p>In the March/April 1998 Micro Review, I reviewed a book by Roger Sessions about Microsoft's vision for distributed computing. Microsoft has continued to march down that road. As I found out at the VSLive conference in February 2002, the company se...
 
Managing Development
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Richard Mateosian
Issue Date:September 2001
pp. 86-87
No summary available.
 
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