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Elements of Programming by Alexander Stepanov
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it was amazing
bookshelves: autographed, pimpin-aint-easy-but-computers-are, likely-reread, textbook-as-literature, will-review-realsoonnow, read-multiple-times
I own a copy , read count: 2

did i never review this??! i thought for sure i had! oh man this is the book god read before he coded the universe. sloooow going, but don't be daunted.
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Amazon 2009-07-07. I'm looking forward to this being the most exciting thing I've read in months, maybe years.
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Nick Black Elizabeth wrote: "This is the most exciting this you've read in months? Oh, Nick, really? I mean it looks interesting the most exciting?"

we're clearly two very different people!


Nick Black hehehe i just noticed it's 256 pages. awesome =] SO EXCITED CRAP CRAP CRAP


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Alex Ott There are great video lectures by Stepanov given in Yandex (but in Russian)


Nick Black i can actually do enough russian to follow along with simplistic technical stuff -- probably *not* stepanov, unless russian has borrowed english words...morei can actually do enough russian to follow along with simplistic technical stuff -- probably *not* stepanov, unless russian has borrowed english words for concepts from abstract algebra and topology.

as i say at http://dank.qemfd.net/dankwiki/index.php... one who finds themselves needing to read russian technical papers can probably handle things easily enough :D.

or put more succinctly, NO MEHUM DIALECT CAN STOP A SUFFICIENTLY CAFFEINATED MATHEMATICIAN!

yandex is one of my most cherished little secrets, btw :D


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