This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide 1Z0-808 and have Jeanne Boyarsky & Scott Selikoff on-line! See this thread for details.
I talked a bit about the phenomenon of long hours and intense concentration that often seems necessary for writing software. For some of my interviwees that lead to discussion of finding balance between work and the rest of life.