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Harold Abelson - Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (4.45 avg rating 4,038 ratings)
Brian W. Kernighan - The C Programming Language (4.42 avg rating 8,872 ratings)
Donald Ervin Knuth - The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1-3 Boxed Set (4.50 avg rating 717 ratings)
Andy Hunt (Goodreads Author) - The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master (4.31 avg rating 14,748 ratings)
Erich Gamma - Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software (4.18 avg rating 9,526 ratings)
Charles Petzold - Code (4.40 avg rating 6,263 ratings)
Michael Sipser - Introduction to the Theory of Computation (4.22 avg rating 1,731 ratings)
Frederick P. Brooks Jr. - The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering (4.05 avg rating 10,814 ratings)
Stuart Russell - Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (4.18 avg rating 3,602 ratings)
Steve McConnell (Goodreads Author) - Code Complete (4.29 avg rating 8,166 ratings)
W. Richard Stevens - The Protocols (TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1) (4.30 avg rating 1,219 ratings)
W. Richard Stevens - Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment (4.32 avg rating 1,579 ratings)
Alfred V. Aho - Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools (4.08 avg rating 2,748 ratings)
John E. Hopcroft - Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation (4.02 avg rating 596 ratings)
Robert Sedgewick - Algorithms (4.41 avg rating 1,375 ratings)
Miran Lipovaa - Learn You a Haskell for Great Good!: A Beginner's Guide (4.31 avg rating 2,030 ratings)
Steven S. Skiena (Goodreads Author) - The Algorithm Design Manual (4.34 avg rating 2,226 ratings)
Edsger W. Dijkstra - A Discipline of Programming (4.26 avg rating 163 ratings)
Ronald L. Graham - Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science (4.33 avg rating 1,733 ratings)
Randal E. Bryant - Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective (4.43 avg rating 742 ratings)
Joel Spolsky - Joel on Software (4.11 avg rating 3,155 ratings)
Noam Nisan - The Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles (4.54 avg rating 628 ratings)
Marvin Minsky - The Society of Mind (4.03 avg rating 3,057 ratings)
Henry S. Warren Jr. - Hacker's Delight (4.21 avg rating 1,081 ratings)
Jon L. Bentley - Programming Pearls (4.20 avg rating 2,966 ratings)
Bruce Schneier - Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C (4.20 avg rating 2,023 ratings)
Gerald M. Weinberg - The Psychology of Computer Programming (4.11 avg rating 509 ratings)
Greg Michaelson - An Introduction to Functional Programming Through Lambda Calculus (4.15 avg rating 184 ratings)
Erwin Schrdinger - What Is Life? with Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches (4.14 avg rating 4,734 ratings)
Milo Vasi (Goodreads Author) - Fundamental Kotlin (4.33 avg rating 36 ratings)
Daniel P. Friedman - The Little Schemer (4.28 avg rating 1,802 ratings)
Martin Fowler - Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code (4.24 avg rating 6,682 ratings)
Abraham Silberschatz - Database System Concepts (3.75 avg rating 450 ratings)
Shawn Hedman - A First Course in Logic: An Introduction to Model Theory, Proof Theory, Computability, and Complexity (4.35 avg rating 17 ratings)
C.J. Date - An Introduction to Database Systems (3.94 avg rating 341 ratings)
James Gleick (Goodreads Author) - Chaos: Making a New Science (4.01 avg rating 29,585 ratings)
Albert-Lszl Barabsi (Goodreads Author) - Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life (3.94 avg rating 4,465 ratings)
Brian W. Kernighan - The UNIX Programming Environment (4.23 avg rating 1,223 ratings)
Richard P. Feynman - Feynman Lectures On Computation (4.23 avg rating 384 ratings)
Charles Petzold - The Annotated Turing: A Guided Tour Through Alan Turing's Historic Paper on Computability and the Turing Machine (4.23 avg rating 818 ratings)
Anne S. Troelstra - Basic Proof Theory (3.83 avg rating 6 ratings)
Andrew S. Tanenbaum - Structured Computer Organization (3.96 avg rating 473 ratings)
Gerald M. Weinberg - Quality Software Management V 1 Systems Thinking (4.27 avg rating 90 ratings)
Benot B. Mandelbrot - The Fractal Geometry of Nature (4.21 avg rating 1,097 ratings)
George S. Boolos - Computability and Logic (4.03 avg rating 125 ratings)
Martin D. Davis - Computability and Unsolvability (3.96 avg rating 23 ratings)
S. Barry Cooper - Computability Theory (4.58 avg rating 12 ratings)
Tom DeMarco (Goodreads Author) - Waltzing with Bears: Managing Risk on Software Projects (3.97 avg rating 660 ratings)
K. Eric Drexler - Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology (4.18 avg rating 802 ratings)
Jon Kleinberg - Algorithm Design (4.14 avg rating 525 ratings)
Scott Chacon - Pro Git (4.16 avg rating 2,586 ratings)
Donald Ervin Knuth - The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms (4.37 avg rating 1,691 ratings)
Simon Singh - The Code class: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography (4.30 avg rating 20,390 ratings)
Christos H. Papadimitriou - Computational Complexity (3.85 avg rating 131 ratings)
Donald C. Gause - Exploring Requirements: Quality Before Design (3.85 avg rating 117 ratings)
William C. Couie - The It Handbook for Business: Managing Information Technology Support Costs (4.40 avg rating 10 ratings)
Alex Maureau - Reviewing Java (4.25 avg rating 4 ratings)
Duncan J. Watts - Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age (3.91 avg rating 1,069 ratings)
Alberto Leon-Garcia - Communication Networks: Fundamental Concepts and Key Architectures (4.15 avg rating 48 ratings)
Alex Maureau - Reviewing C++ (really liked it 4.00 avg rating 4 ratings)
Murray Gell-Mann - The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and the Complex (3.85 avg rating 1,586 ratings)
Steven H. Strogatz (Goodreads Author) - Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order (4.02 avg rating 2,515 ratings)
Leonard Susskind - The Cosmic Landscape: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design (4.12 avg rating 2,490 ratings)
Michael Taylor - Make Your Own Neural Network: An In-depth Visual Introduction For Beginners (4.15 avg rating 109 ratings)
Robert C. Martin - Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship (4.40 avg rating 13,874 ratings)
Denis Golikov (Goodreads Author) - Scratch 2.0 Programming (4.49 avg rating 49 ratings)
Martin Kleppmann (Goodreads Author) - Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems (4.72 avg rating 2,706 ratings)
Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau (Goodreads Author) - Operating Systems: Three Easy Pieces (4.69 avg rating 215 ratings)
Herbert A. Simon - The Sciences of the Artificial (4.25 avg rating 465 ratings)
Tom DeMarco (Goodreads Author) - Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency (4.01 avg rating 1,116 ratings)
Harry R. Lewis - Elements of the Theory of Computation (3.90 avg rating 101 ratings)
J. Roger Hindley - Lambda-Calculus and Combinators: An Introduction (3.78 avg rating 18 ratings)
Gyrgy E. Rvsz - Lambda-Calculus, Combinators and Functional Programming (liked it 3.00 avg rating 4 ratings)
Gerard J. Holzmann - Design and Validation of Computer Protocols (3.92 avg rating 13 ratings)
Samuel P. Harbison III - C: A Reference Manual (4.16 avg rating 282 ratings)
Michael J. Folk - File Structures: An Object-Oriented Approach with C++ (3.87 avg rating 101 ratings)
David J. Agans (Writing as) - Debugging: The 9 Indispensable Rules for Finding Even the Most Elusive Software and Hardware Problems (4.22 avg rating 281 ratings)
William Dunham - Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics (4.20 avg rating 2,558 ratings)
Shing-Tung Yau - The Shape of Inner Space: String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions (really liked it 4.00 avg rating 776 ratings)
Susan Blackmore - The Meme Machine (3.83 avg rating 3,730 ratings)
Ian Stewart - Does God Play Dice?: The New Mathematics of Chaos (4.02 avg rating 1,433 ratings)
Graham Farmelo - The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom (4.13 avg rating 4,719 ratings)
Fritjof Capra - The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living (3.96 avg rating 655 ratings)
Petr Beckmann - A History of (3.95 avg rating 2,539 ratings)
Stephen Prata - C Primer Plus (4.11 avg rating 230 ratings)
Mark Gardener - Managing Data Using Excel (really liked it 4.00 avg rating 2 ratings)
Chris Okasaki - Purely Functional Data Structures (4.14 avg rating 624 ratings)
Aaron R. Bradley - The Calculus of Computation: Decision Procedures with Applications to Verification (3.85 avg rating 13 ratings)
Gayle Laakmann McDowell - Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions (4.35 avg rating 4,804 ratings)
Andrew S. Tanenbaum - Modern Operating Systems (4.10 avg rating 1,808 ratings)
Jonathan Bartlett - New Programmers Start Here: An Introduction to Computer Programming Using JavaScript (it was amazing 5.00 avg rating 1 rating)
William Daniel Hillis - The Pattern on the Stone: The Simple Ideas that Make Computers Work (4.04 avg rating 560 ratings)
Yevgeniy Brikman (Goodreads Author) - Hello, Startup: A Programmer's Guide to Building Products, Technologies, and Teams (4.43 avg rating 289 ratings)
Gary Plowman (Goodreads Author) - ZX Spectrum Games Code Club: Twenty fun games to code and learn (4.64 avg rating 11 ratings)
David Herman - Effective JavaScript: 68 Specific Ways to Harness the Power of JavaScript (4.31 avg rating 743 ratings)
Rakesh Singh - OOP Concepts Booster : Take Your Coding Skills to the Next Level (4.50 avg rating 2 ratings)
Donald Ervin Knuth - The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1-4a Boxed Set (4.78 avg rating 203 ratings)
Heiko Falk - Source Code Optimization Techniques For Data Flow Dominated Embedded Software (4.33 avg rating 3 ratings)
Matthias Felleisen - A Little Java, a Few Patterns (3.80 avg rating 60 ratings)
s: computer, science - 74 books 242 voters list created June 10th, 2009 by Darklight (votes) . (Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes.)
Michael T. Goodrich - Data Structures and Algorithms in Java (3.84 avg rating 252 ratings)
William E. Shotts Jr. - The Linux Command Line (4.37 avg rating 1,106 ratings)
Daniel Page - A Practical Introduction to Computer Architecture (4.50 avg rating 4 ratings)
Edwin Black - IBM and the Holocaust (3.98 avg rating 1,360 ratings)
Eric Lehman - Mathematics for Computer Science (3.89 avg rating 62 ratings)
Peter Van Roy - Concepts, Techniques, and Models of Computer Programming (4.13 avg rating 231 ratings)
Martin Fowler - Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture (4.11 avg rating 3,288 ratings)
Matthias Felleisen - How to Design Programs: An Introduction to Programming and Computing (3.99 avg rating 233 ratings)
Donald Ervin Knuth - Selected Papers on Analysis of Algorithms (really liked it 4.00 avg rating 17 ratings)
Timothy Ferris (Goodreads Author) - The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason and the Laws of Nature (3.94 avg rating 460 ratings)
Michael Nielsen (Goodreads Author) - Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science (3.93 avg rating 554 ratings)
D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson - On Growth and Form (4.16 avg rating 765 ratings)
Roger Penrose - Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe (3.93 avg rating 1,960 ratings)
Michael Kaplan - Chances Are . . .: Adventures in Probability (3.53 avg rating 339 ratings)
Adam Gopnik - Angels and Ages: A Short Book about Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life (3.60 avg rating 876 ratings)
C. Gordon Bell - Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything (3.35 avg rating 328 ratings)
Joe Palca - Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us (3.26 avg rating 1,077 ratings)
Paul Halpern (Goodreads Author) - Collider: The Search for the World's Smallest Particles (3.82 avg rating 429 ratings)
Michael Specter - Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives (3.74 avg rating 2,159 ratings)
Lewis Wolpert - Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast: The Evolutionary Origins of Belief (3.64 avg rating 587 ratings)
Gene Wallenstein - The Pleasure Instinct: Why We Crave Adventure, Chocolate, Pheromones, and Music (3.58 avg rating 209 ratings)
Nick Lane - Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life (4.24 avg rating 2,468 ratings)
Roger Penrose - Shadows of the Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness (3.94 avg rating 995 ratings)
Henry N. Pollack - A World Without Ice (3.85 avg rating 356 ratings)
John D. Barrow - The Book of Nothing: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins of the Universe (3.97 avg rating 1,100 ratings)
Bernd Heinrich - Summer World: A Season of Bounty (4.03 avg rating 886 ratings)
Edward T. Hall - The Hidden Dimension (4.03 avg rating 1,124 ratings)
Louisa Gilder - The Age of Entanglement: When Quantum Physics Was Reborn (4.03 avg rating 1,137 ratings)
Edward Dolnick - The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World (3.93 avg rating 4,894 ratings)
Lawrence M. Krauss - Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science (4.07 avg rating 3,188 ratings)
Marcia Bartusiak - The Day We Found the Universe (4.12 avg rating 1,055 ratings)
Stephen Wolfram - A New Kind of Science (3.58 avg rating 1,923 ratings)
Ian Stewart - Letters to a Young Mathematician (3.85 avg rating 1,279 ratings)
Kevin Kelly (Goodreads Author) - Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, and the Economic World (4.23 avg rating 1,499 ratings)
Tor Nrretranders - The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down to Size (4.31 avg rating 854 ratings)
Seth Lloyd - Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos (4.02 avg rating 1,867 ratings)
Richard C. Lewontin - Biology as Ideology: The Doctrine of DNA (3.95 avg rating 611 ratings)
Julian Barbour - The End of Time: The Next Revolution in Our Understanding of the Universe (4.06 avg rating 2,570 ratings)
Palle Yourgrau - A World Without Time: The Forgotten Legacy of Gdel And Einstein (3.97 avg rating 849 ratings)
Steven Weinberg - Dreams of a Final Theory: The Scientist's Search for the Ultimate Laws of Nature (4.05 avg rating 2,902 ratings)
Lee Smolin - The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science and What Comes Next (really liked it 4.00 avg rating 8,611 ratings)
David Rock - Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long (4.12 avg rating 8,282 ratings)
Thom Hartmann - Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights (4.23 avg rating 571 ratings)
Charles T. Munger - Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger (4.51 avg rating 5,490 ratings)
Stephen Jay Gould - Eight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History (4.09 avg rating 837 ratings)
Peter Miller - The Smart Swarm: How Understanding Flocks, Schools, and Colonies Can Make Us Better at Communicating, Decision Making, and Getting Things Done (3.73 avg rating 479 ratings)
Steven Johnson - Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software (3.96 avg rating 3,146 ratings)
Sandra Blakeslee - The Body Has a Mind of Its Own: How Body Maps in Your Brain Help You Do (Almost) Everything Better (3.99 avg rating 697 ratings)
Frans de Waal - The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society (3.98 avg rating 1,866 ratings)
David Bohm - Wholeness and the Implicate Order (4.23 avg rating 1,115 ratings)
Stephen Jay Gould - The Structure of Evolutionary Theory (4.04 avg rating 1,262 ratings)
Robert Axelrod - The Evolution of Cooperation (4.24 avg rating 1,572 ratings)
George Lakoff - Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and its Challenge to Western Thought (4.07 avg rating 1,196 ratings)
Manjit Kumar - Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality (4.20 avg rating 7,330 ratings)
Robert Oerter - The Theory of Almost Everything: The Standard Model, the Unsung Triumph of Modern Physics (4.05 avg rating 667 ratings)
Peter Bevelin - Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger (4.37 avg rating 2,620 ratings)
Iain McGilchrist - The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World (4.30 avg rating 1,380 ratings)
Patricia Reily - ''So there we were...'' The stories told by Chief Petty Officers in the United States Navy, explored through a complexity lens. (0.00 avg rating 0 ratings)
Bryan D. Sims - Complexity, adaptive leadership, phase transitions, and new emergent order: A case study of the Northwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. (0.00 avg rating 0 ratings)
Michael J. North - Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation (3.86 avg rating 21 ratings)
Robert A.G. Monks (Goodreads Author) - The Emperor's Nightingale: How the Emerging Dynamics of Corporate Complexity Will Restore Life in the New Millennium (4.50 avg rating 2 ratings)
Jrgen Dassow (Editor) - Machines, Languages, And Complexity: 5th International Meeting Of Young Computer Scientists, Smolenice, Czechoslovakia, November 14 18, 1988: Selected Contri butions (2.50 avg rating 2 ratings)
Guy Even (Editor) - Structural Information and Communication Complexity: 19th International Colloquium, SIROCCO 2012, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 30 - July 2, 2012, Revised Selected Papers (liked it 3.00 avg rating 1 rating)
Peter Attema - Regional Pathways to Complexity: Settlement and Land-Use Dynamics in Early Italy from the Bronze Age to the Republican Period (0.00 avg rating 0 ratings)
Vadim S. Anishchenko (Editor) - Nonlinear Dynamics of Chaotic and Stochastic Systems: Tutorial and Modern Developments. Springer Complexity, Springer Series in Synergetics. (liked it 3.00 avg rating 1 rating)
Pierpaolo Andriani (Editor) - Complexity Theory and the Management of Networks: Proceedings of the Workshop on Organisational Networks as Distri buted Systems of Knowledge (really liked it 4.00 avg rating 1 rating)
Dario Togati - The New Economy and Macroeconomic Stability: A Neo-Modern Perspective Drawing on the Complexity Approach and Keynesian Economics (liked it 3.00 avg rating 1 rating)
John L. Rhodes - Applications of Automata Theory and Algebra: Via the Mathematical Theory of Complexity to Biology, Physics, Psychology, Philosophy, and Games (4.67 avg rating 3 ratings)
ACM Special Interest Group for Automata - Proceedings Of The Sixth Annual Structure In Complexity Theory Conference: June 30 July 3, 1991, University Of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (0.00 avg rating 0 ratings)
Dennis W. Tafoya - The Effective Organization: Practical Application of Complexity Theory and Organizational Design to Maximize Performance in the Face of Emerging Events (it was amazing 5.00 avg rating 1 rating)
Pompeu Casanovas (Editor) - AI Approaches to the Complexity of Legal Systems: Complex Systems, the Semantic Web, Ontologies, Argumentation, and Dialogue (4.50 avg rating 2 ratings)
Bruce Lankford - Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons: The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages (0.00 avg rating 0 ratings)
Minka Woermann - On the (Im)Possibility of Business Ethics: Critical Complexity, Deconstruction, and Implications for Understanding the Ethics of Business (liked it 3.00 avg rating 1 rating)
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