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Blowing the Bridge: A Software Story

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Sex, drugs, rock'n'roll...we're talking about a hedonistic music festival, right? Nope, not according to the narrator of this tale. Instead, we're talking about an IT department, in the absurd (yet somewhat epic) comedy about a software project that was doomed to succeed.

Exposing some of the more ridiculous aspects of corporate America and the insane characters who haunt i
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Kindle Edition, 75 pages
Published September 21st 2013
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Jaerith
Oct 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comedy, tech
When I read the description, I was thinking that it'd be boring and full of inside jokes about tech. I was pleasantly surprised to read a book that was much more than that. Definitely a recommended read.
Mike
Nov 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Having spent 30 years in the IT industry the story resonates........good fun
Peter Bolton
Oct 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Every person should read this book if they wish to have no regrets at the end of their lives. Of course, it's possible that I'm biased. It's unlikely, but it's possible.
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Peter Bolton lives in the New York City metropolitan area and enjoys the thought of kicking the occasional annoying stranger on the street. Being an experienced software engineer over several decades, Peter Bolton has seen and worked on a fair share of diverse technologies, and he's also shared the company of outright lunatics. He enjoys small software projects and looks forward to writing more ab ...more

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