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Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Adventures of a Curious Character)

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A New York Times bestseller―the outrageous exploits of one of this century’s greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original.Richard Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. Here he recounts in his inimitable voice his experience trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek; cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the most deeply held nuclear secrets; accompanying a ballet on his bongo drum…

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Top rated programming books on Reddit rank no. 45

Passive reading for learning programming (i.e. books you can read in bed)?(r/learnprogramming)

Nothing to do with code but a bunch of short stories all to do with learning and critical thinking. Also quite funny.

The Making of Prince of Persia – Jordan Mechner

These journals show you what’s going through the mind of a young game developer during the 80’s/90’s.

The story of the Apollo Guidance Computer. A great read on human/machine interface design.

Beautiful Testing

Some insightful chapters sprinkled throughout, some more enjoyable and relevant than others (subjectively of course).

Some short essays by Mr Hacker News himself.

I have some others lying around, but those are what I can see here on my bookshelf.

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$4.44

Book Binding

Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

Book Author

Richard P. Feynman

Book Edition

Reprint

Book Publisher

W. W. Norton & Company

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Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Adventures of a Curious Character)

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