Computers & Technology

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  • booksreddit.com:The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT

    The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

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    Kindle book to read?
    Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on its head, the 5th Anniversary Edition of The Phoenix Project continues to guide IT in the DevOps revolution. In this newly updated and expanded edition of the bestselling The Phoenix Project, co-author Gene Kim includes a new afterword and a deeper delve into the Three Ways as described in The DevOps Handbook. Bill, an IT manager at Parts Unlimited, has been tasked with taking on a project critical to the future of th…


  • booksreddit.com:C Programming: A Modern Approach

    C Programming: A Modern Approach, 2nd Edition

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    Admitting Defeat On K&R in “Learn C The Hard Way”
    The first edition of C Programming: A Modern Approach was popular with students and faculty alike because of its clarity and comprehensiveness as well as its trademark Q&A sections. Professor King’s spiral approach made it accessible to a broad range of readers, from beginners to more advanced students. With adoptions at over 225 colleges, the first edition was one of the leading C textbooks of the last ten years. The second edition maintains all the book’s popular features and brings it up t…


  • booksreddit.com:Superintelligence: Paths

    Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

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    [D]Which is your favorite non-technical book from Machine Learning/AI/Neuroscience?
    The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. Other animals have stronger muscles or sharper claws, but we have cleverer brains.If machine brains one day come to surpass human brains in general intelligence, then this new superintelligence could become very powerful. As the fate of the gorillas now depends more on us humans than on the gorillas themselves, so the fate of our spe…


  • booksreddit.com:Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

    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…


  • booksreddit.com:Think Like a Programmer: An Introduction to Creative Problem Solving

    Think Like a Programmer: An Introduction to Creative Problem Solving

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    Books that changed the way you understand programming
    The real challenge of programming isn’t learning a language’s syntax—it’s learning to creatively solve problems so you can build something great. In this one-of-a-kind text, author V. Anton Spraul breaks down the ways that programmers solve problems and teaches you what other introductory books often ignore: how to Think Like a Programmer. Each chapter tackles a single programming concept, like classes, pointers, and recursion, and open-ended exercises throughout challenge you to apply your k…


  • booksreddit.com:Every Great Chess Player Was Once a Beginner

    Every Great Chess Player Was Once a Beginner

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    It’s amazing how accurate they were about gaming in the future
    Text and diagrams introduce the pieces and moves of chess for the beginning player.


  • booksreddit.com:The Practice of System and Network Administration

    The Practice of System and Network Administration, Second Edition

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    The first edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration introduced a generation of system and network administrators to a modern IT methodology. Whether you use Linux, Unix, or Windows, this newly revised edition describes the essential practices previously handed down only from mentor to protégé. This wonderfully lucid, often funny cornucopia of information introduces beginners to advanced frameworks valuable for their entire career, yet is structured to help even the most a…


  • booksreddit.com:The Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles

    The Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles

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    Should you learn C to “learn how the computer works”?
    In the early days of computer science, the interactions of hardware, software, compilers, and operating system were simple enough to allow students to see an overall picture of how computers worked. With the increasing complexity of computer technology and the resulting specialization of knowledge, such clarity is often lost. Unlike other texts that cover only one aspect of the field, The Elements of Computing Systems gives students an integrated and rigorous picture of applied computer scie…


  • booksreddit.com:Head First Design Patterns: A Brain-Friendly Guide

    Head First Design Patterns: A Brain-Friendly Guide

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    Humble Book Bundle: Head First Series
    What’s so special about design patterns?At any given moment, someone struggles with the same software design problems you have. And, chances are, someone else has already solved your problem. This edition of Head First Design Patterns—now updated for Java 8—shows you the tried-and-true, road-tested patterns used by developers to create functional, elegant, reusable, and flexible software. By the time you finish this book, you’ll be able to take advantage of the best design practices and exper…


  • booksreddit.com:The C Programming Language

    The C Programming Language

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    The authors present the complete guide to ANSI standard C language programming. Written by the developers of C, this new version helps readers keep up with the finalized ANSI standard for C while showing how to take advantage of C’s rich set of operators, economy of expression, improved control flow, and data structures. The 2/E has been completely rewritten with additional examples and problem sets to clarify the implementation of difficult language constructs. For years, C programmers have …


  • booksreddit.com:Expert C Programming: Deep C Secrets

    Expert C Programming: Deep C Secrets

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    Admitting Defeat On K&R in “Learn C The Hard Way”
    This book is for the knowledgeable C programmer, this is a second book that gives the C programmers advanced tips and tricks. This book will help the C programmer reach new heights as a professional. Organized to make it easy for the reader to scan to sections that are relevant to their immediate needs.


  • booksreddit.com:Elements of Programming Interviews: The Insiders' Guide

    Elements of Programming Interviews: The Insiders’ Guide

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    Need Help with Google interview
    The Java version of EPI is available on Amazon!  Search for Elements of Programming Interview in Java, or use the short link bit.ly/epijava This is the C++ version.Before you buy this book, please first head over to our sample page – elementsofprogramminginterviews.com/sampleThe sampler should give you a very good idea of the quality and style of our book. In particular, be sure you are comfortable with the level and with our C++ coding style.Solutions include code snippets which are primaril…


  • booksreddit.com:Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions (Developer Reference)

    Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions (Developer Reference)

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    I just received an ultimatum, improve my SQL server skill set or I’ll be fired. Need help.
    Apply powerful window functions in T-SQL—and increase the performance and speed of your queries Optimize your queries—and obtain simple and elegant solutions to a variety of problems—using window functions in Transact-SQL. Led by T-SQL expert Itzik Ben-Gan, you’ll learn how to apply calculations against sets of rows in a flexible, clear, and efficient manner. Ideal whether you’re a database administrator or developer, this practical guide demonstrates ways to use more than a dozen T-SQL quer…


  • booksreddit.com:The Algorithm Design Manual

    The Algorithm Design Manual

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    What language-independent skills do I need to learn in order to code professionally?
    This newly expanded and updated second edition of the best-selling classic continues to take the “mystery” out of designing algorithms, and analyzing their efficacy and efficiency. Expanding on the first edition, the book now serves as the primary textbook of choice for algorithm design courses while maintaining its status as the premier practical reference guide to algorithms for programmers, researchers, and students.The reader-friendly Algorithm Design Manual provides straightforward acces…


  • booksreddit.com:The Practice of System and Network Administration

    The Practice of System and Network Administration, Second Edition

    1248

    The first edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration introduced a generation of system and network administrators to a modern IT methodology. Whether you use Linux, Unix, or Windows, this newly revised edition describes the essential practices previously handed down only from mentor to protégé. This wonderfully lucid, often funny cornucopia of information introduces beginners to advanced frameworks valuable for their entire career, yet is structured to help even the most a…


  • booksreddit.com:Algorithms (4th Edition)

    Algorithms (4th Edition)

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    Books that changed the way you understand programming
    This fourth edition of Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne’s Algorithms is the leading textbook on algorithms today and is widely used in colleges and universities worldwide. This book surveys the most important computer algorithms currently in use and provides a full treatment of data structures and algorithms for sorting, searching, graph processing, and string processing–including fifty algorithms every programmer should know. In this edition, new Java implementations are written in an a…


  • booksreddit.com:Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

    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…


  • booksreddit.com:The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering

    The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition)

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    Where to learn to write better code?
    Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as The Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then for OS/360, its massive software system. Now, 20 years after the initial publication of his book, Brooks has revisited his original ideas and adde…


  • booksreddit.com:Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow: Concepts

    Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow: Concepts, Tools, and Techniques to Bu…

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    [D]How can I prepare for a research oriented role?
    Graphics in this book are printed in black and white.Through a series of recent breakthroughs, deep learning has boosted the entire field of machine learning. Now, even programmers who know close to nothing about this technology can use simple, efficient tools to implement programs capable of learning from data. This practical book shows you how.By using concrete examples, minimal theory, and two production-ready Python frameworks—scikit-learn and TensorFlow—author Aurélien Géron helps you ga…


  • booksreddit.com:Compilers: Principles

    Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools (2nd Edition)

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    Want to Write a Compiler? Just Read These Two Papers.
    Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools, known to professors, students, and developers worldwide as the “Dragon Book,” is available in a new edition.  Every chapter has been completely revised to reflect developments in software engineering, programming languages, and computer architecture that have occurred since 1986, when the last edition published.  The authors, recognizing that few readers will ever go on to construct a compiler, retain their focus on the broader set of problems face…