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Writing for Computer Science
3.99
it was amazing
Great overview of not just how to write about computer science research, but also how to do research itself. I wish I had read this book when I first ...more
not set
Feb 05, 2018
 
Island
3.83
liked it
In his counterpoint to Brave New World, Huxley gives his version of a modern day utopia. Throughout the book, he describes various practices and ideas ...more
Mar 2012
May 21, 2012
 
Atlas Shrugged
3.69
liked it
While I largely disagree with Ayn Rand's philosophy, I found that this was one of the most challenging books I've ever read, in that I had to explain ...more
Dec 2010
May 21, 2012
 
The Problem with Software: Why Smart Engineers Write Bad Code
3.62
liked it
A decent review of the history of software development, but the narration was unorganized. I'm not convinced this book has sussed out the right answer ...more
Aug 13, 2019
Aug 13, 2019
 
80,000 Hours: Find a fulfilling career that does good
4.08
really liked it
A quick read that gives a research-driven approach to maximizing the "make the world a better place" impact of your career (hint: depending on your ...more
Apr 02, 2017
Apr 03, 2017
 
The 2014 Internet Peering Playbook: Connecting to the Core of the Internet
4.23
really liked it
Good explanation of peering and transit for someone like me who's curious about the details of those issues for the sake of net neutrality. I'm not ...more
not set
Jan 12, 2016
 
Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics
4.21
really liked it
Very good introduction to some basic underlying principles of macroeconomics for someone (like me) who has no background in it. I question, though, ...more
not set
Jul 28, 2011
 
John Carter: A Princess of Mars
3.61
really liked it
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Jan 18, 2014
 
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, #1)
3.85
really liked it
None
Sep 06, 2017
Aug 22, 2017
 
The Foundation Trilogy (Foundation, #1-3)
4.41
really liked it
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Feb 08, 2017
Aug 07, 2012
 
The Gunslinger
3.96
it was ok
None
Aug 06, 2018
Aug 05, 2018
 
Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity
4.11
really liked it
None
Nov 08, 2010
Oct 10, 2009
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.77
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 02, 2009
 
The Complete Story of Civilization
4.43
None
Jan 28, 2020
not set
Dec 31, 2019
 
The Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus, Vol. 1
4.51
None
not set
Jan 01, 2020
 
The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary
3.80
really liked it
None
Apr 06, 2009
Jan 02, 2009
 
The Green Mile
4.44
really liked it
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not set
May 21, 2012
 
Don Quixote
3.87
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not set
May 10, 2016
 
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1-5)
4.38
it was amazing
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not set
Jan 02, 2009
 
1984
4.18
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 14, 2009
 
Our Oriental Heritage (The Story of Civilization, #1)
4.29
None
not set
Jul 05, 2018
 
Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing
4.20
really liked it
None
Oct 2019
Oct 01, 2019
 
The Great Gatsby
3.91
it was ok
None
not set
Aug 29, 2008
 
What to Expect When You're Expecting
3.77
liked it
None
Oct 13, 2019
Jul 01, 2019
 
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
4.33
None
not set
Jul 05, 2016
 
Test Driven Development: By Example
4.07
liked it
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not set
Apr 14, 2009
 
Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think
3.76
it was amazing
None
Sep 2007
Sep 22, 2007
 
Snow Crash
4.03
liked it
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not set
Apr 19, 2008
 
The Little Schemer
4.28
really liked it
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not set
Apr 14, 2009
 
God, Country, Notre Dame: The Autobiography of Theodore M. Hesburgh
4.39
it was amazing
None
Jun 12, 2019
Jul 15, 2018
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