Chasing New Horizons by Alan Stern and David Grinspoon

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I always thought that the most difficult part of a space mission was the technical one. Chasing New Horizons” by Alan Stern and David Grinspoon revealed the political and managerial aspects behind one of the most epic (so far) space exploration missions of the XXI century - first-ever flyby of Pluto and its moons.

“The mission team suddenly found itself in a three-day race to salvage everything they had spent years planning and months uploading.”

Introduction to Marketing From University of Pennsylvania

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My notes from Introduction to Marketing (part of Business Foundations Specialization) on Coursera.

Salesforce Einstein

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My notes about Salesforce in general, and a bit deeper dive into Einstein.

Using Strategic Thinking to Consider the Big Picture

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My notes from “Using Strategic Thinking to Consider the Big Picture” course

The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

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The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe was on my to-read list for a very long time. Finally, I managed to read it, and it landed on my all-time-favorite bookshelf. The book tells stories behind the Mercury space program: crew member selection, technical flight specifications, human aspect of space travel, astronauts’ fame and recognition. Here are my notes to remember:

Presentations to a mixed audience of technical and business individuals by Sławomir Sobótka

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My notes from a Youtube video about public speaking (translated from Polish). What are differences in delivering a speech to a mixed audience of technical and business individuals?

Tensorflow and deep learning without a PhD by Martin Görner

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My notes from Martin Görner’s Youtube video talk at Devoxx about neural networks and Tensorflow.

The Soyuz launch sequence explained by European Space Agency

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My notes from European Space Agency video about the Soyuz launch sequence

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