Twelve Tips to Master Programming Faster : Tip #4 interested me.
4. Read books. […] You will read and learn more from a good $30 paperback book than dozens of free blogs. I could probably explain why, but it’s not even worth it. The data is so very clear from my experience that trying to explain why it is that way is like trying to explain why pizza tastes better than broccoli: I’m sure there are reasons but just try pizza and you’ll agree with me.
Who agrees or disagrees with this? Some previous arguments in favor of it:
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- Do we put more intellectual value on information we pay for?
- Reading Print Publications Electronically (specifically, the last paragraph of this)