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Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

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What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illumi…

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High-level programmer wants to learn about manipulating binary files, bytes, and hex. Where should I start?(r/compsci)

I know exactly the book for you.

Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

It’s a well written book that will guide you through the bits and bytes, the logic gates, the assembly instructions, and the hardware that implements it. It’s a nice casual reading style, not like many more dry textbooks. Get it now.

If you want something more in-depth and textbookey, with excercises etc, check out Patterson and Hennessy’s Computer Organization and Design which is a good book, but perhaps a bit more than what you want to dive into right now.

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Amazon Price

$15.25

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SFW

Book Binding

Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

Book Author

Charles Petzold

Book Edition

1

Book Publisher

Microsoft Press

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