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Adam Trachtenberg is the Director of the LinkedIn Developer Network, where he oversees developer relations and marketing for the LinkedIn Platform. Before LinkedIn, Adam worked at eBay in platform product management and marketing. Even earlier, he co-founded Student.Com and TVGrid.com. Adam is the author of PHP Cookbook and Upgrading to PHP 5. He lives in San Francisco.

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Joel Spolsky’s Management Training Program

Joel Spolsky just released the first cut of books for his Software Management Training Program. There’s a good mix of product design books along with a lot of company specifc (Dell, Microsoft, Google, PayPal, Amazon, etc.) text. He’s also thrown in a good mix of general MBA texts (Getting to Yes, The Goal, etc.)

Here’s how I score out on the curriculum.

Books I have read (or at least own):

I would also add the following books to his list:

Of the remaining books, these interest me the most:

What would you add or remove?

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