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Deep Learning
4.46
it was ok
Reading this book was tiresome. Imagine extracting the most technical pieces of hundreds of publications and piling them all together into a single bo ...more
Sep 29, 2018
Aug 08, 2015
 
The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction
4.38
liked it
Nice as a reference or an overview, but not necessarily as a source for learning. So many approaches and techniques are described in this book, that o ...more
May 28, 2017
May 24, 2015
 
Pre-Calculus Demystified
3.72
really liked it
A good reminder. The book comes with a nice set of examples and quizzes.
Mar 07, 2016
Sep 27, 2015
 
Data Structures in C
3.60
it was ok
I've had this book on my shelf for 15 years (since high school), and I tried to read it for a few times. This time I've managed! I don't think it was ...more
Jan 07, 2018
Jan 06, 2018
 
Functional Programming, Simplified: (Scala edition)
4.08
really liked it
This blog-like book is possibly the gentlest introduction to functional programming ever. Note: it's really for absolute beginners to functional progr ...more
Sep 28, 2018
May 27, 2018
 
Mining of Massive Datasets
4.35
really liked it
Sooner or later you're going to discover problems too big to solve with most traditional approaches. The authors show a wide range of problems where s ...more
May 28, 2017
May 24, 2015
 
Effective Java Programming Language Guide
4.49
it was amazing
I hesitated for a long time before reading this book. I thought that reading a piece which covers Java 5/6 will be a waste of time given that Java 8 i ...more
Feb 04, 2018
Sep 06, 2015
 
The Art of Project Management
3.97
really liked it
This book contains so many obvious questions/remarks that it's too hard to always take all of them into account. Thus one should browse this book from ...more
Oct 22, 2017
Mar 17, 2017
 
Code Complete
4.29
really liked it
Apart from a number of debatable points, this book consists of hundreds of obvious remarks. One just can’t read this book for too long, since it’s har ...more
Jul 03, 2016
Nov 03, 2015
 
Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)
3.74
liked it
+: A nice example of how to arrive at interesting conclusions based on not overly complicated research.
-: The more Christian Rudder floats away
...more
Dec 14, 2015
Nov 01, 2015
 
Programming in Scala
4.21
really liked it
Nice intro to Scala. Especially the discussion of case classes and pattern matching was better than most of the on-line materials. The coverage of con ...more
Mar 25, 2018
Jan 15, 2018
 
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Precalculus
3.91
it was ok
Not sure if it's complete, but I am certain it's for not very gifted math adepts. Too introductory if all you need is a remainder.
Mar 07, 2016
Sep 27, 2015
 
Spark: The Definitive Guide
4.50
really liked it
Width over depth, but as an overview of Spark and its ecosystem, the book will do.
May 27, 2018
Mar 23, 2018
 
Thinking, Fast and Slow
4.14
it was amazing
Psychology-related research at its best.
Sep 05, 2016
Jan 06, 2016
 
Algorithms
4.40
it was amazing
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May 24, 2015
 
How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method
4.16
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Jan 10, 2016
 
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
4.15
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Dec 03, 2016
 
Database Systems: The Complete Book
3.77
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May 27, 2015
 
Unix Network Programming, Volume 1: Networking APIs - Sockets and XTI
4.30
it was amazing
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May 24, 2015
 
Euler
4.40
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Jan 10, 2016
 
Mathematics for the Nonmathematician
4.08
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Jan 10, 2016
 
Fearless Symmetry: Exposing the Hidden Patterns of Numbers
3.98
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Jan 10, 2016
 
Modern Operating Systems
4.09
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May 24, 2015
 
An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One
3.95
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Jan 10, 2016
 
Data Mining Methods and Models
3.56
really liked it
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May 24, 2015
 
Discovering Knowledge in Data: An Introduction to Data Mining
3.80
it was amazing
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May 24, 2015
 
Statistical Inference
4.10
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Oct 12, 2015
 
All of Statistics: A Concise Course in Statistical Inference
4.24
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May 27, 2016
 
Mathematical Games
4.67
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Jan 10, 2016
 
Adventures of a Mathematician
4.07
it was amazing
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Apr 03, 2016
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