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  • AI Superpowers

    by Kai-Fu Lee September 1, 2018 Computers & Technology

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    4.5 stars

    1,564 ratings

    THE NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

    Dr. Kai-Fu Lee—one of the world’s most respected experts o...

  • Artificial Intelligence

    by Melanie Mitchell October 15, 2019 Computers & Technology

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    4.7 stars

    291 ratings

    No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, terrifying, and filled with extravagant promise and frustrating setback...

  • Chaos Monkeys

    by Antonio Garcia Martinez July 24, 2018 Computers & Technology

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    4.3 stars

    1,039 ratings

    The instant New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback and featuring a new afterword from the author--the insider'...

  • Creation

    by Steve Grand May 30, 2003 Computers & Technology

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    4.3 stars

    38 ratings

    Working mostly alone, almost single-handedly writing 250,000 lines of computer code, Steve Grand produced Creatures®, a revol...

  • Deep Learning (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series)

    by Ian Goodfellow, Yoshua Bengio andAaron Courville November 18, 2016 Computers & Technology

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    4.4 stars

    1,474 ratings

    An introduction to a broad range of topics in deep learning, covering mathematical and conceptual background, deep learning tec...

  • Don't Make Me Think

    by Steve Krug October 1, 2000 Computers & Technology

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    4.5 stars

    293 ratings

    People won't use your web site if they can't find their way around it. Whether you call it usability, ease-of-use, or just good...

  • Founders at Work

    by Jessica Livingston September 16, 2008 Computers & Technology

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    4.4 stars

    339 ratings

    Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days is a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology companies ...

  • Go To

    by Steve Lohr October 10, 2002 Computers & Technology

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    3.9 stars

    13 ratings

    In Go To, Steve Lohr chronicles the history of software from the early days of complex mathematical codes mastered by a few tho...

  • Gödel, Escher, Bach

    by Douglas R. Hofstadter February 5, 1999 Computers & Technology

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    4.7 stars

    1,414 ratings

    A metaphorical fugue on minds and machines in the spirit of Lewis Carroll

    Douglas Hofstadter's book is concerned directly wi...

  • Hackers

    by Steven Levy November 1, 1985 Computers & Technology

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    4.6 stars

    385 ratings

    This 25th anniversary edition of Steven Levy's classic book traces the exploits of the computer revolution's original hackers -...

  • Hackers & Painters

    by Paul Graham June 22, 2010 Computers & Technology

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    4.5 stars

    263 ratings

    "The computer world is like an intellectual Wild West, in which you can shoot anyone you wish with your ideas, if you're willin...

  • How Nature Works

    by Per Bak August 29, 1996 Computers & Technology

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    4.4 stars

    50 ratings

    Self-organized criticality, the spontaneous development of systems to a critical state, is the first general theory of complex ...

  • How the Internet Happened

    by Brian McCullough October 23, 2018 Computers & Technology

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    4.7 stars

    177 ratings

    A Library Journal Best Book of the Year

    Tech-guru Brian McCullough delivers a rollicking history of the internet, why it e...

  • Human Compatible

    by Stuart Russell August 27, 2021 Computers & Technology

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    4.5 stars

    228 ratings

    In the popular imagination, superhuman artificial intelligence is an approaching tidal wave that threatens not just jobs and ...

  • Humans Need Not Apply

    by Jerry Kaplan August 4, 2015 Computers & Technology

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    4.2 stars

    130 ratings

    Selected as one of the 10 best science and technology books of 2015 by The Economist

    After billions of dollars and fifty ye...

  • Irresistible

    by Adam Alter March 6, 2018 Computers & Technology

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    4.6 stars

    1,140 ratings

    Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction—an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavi...

  • Life 3.0

    by Max Tegmark July 31, 2018 Computers & Technology

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    4.5 stars

    2,240 ratings

    In this authoritative and eye-opening book, Max Tegmark describes and illuminates the recent, path-breaking advances in Artific...

  • Losing the Signal

    by Sean Silcoff July 22, 2021 Computers & Technology

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    4.5 stars

    311 ratings

    Short-listed for the 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year
    **A Wall Street Journal Best Business Boo...

  • Machine Learning for Dummies

    by Luca Massaron and John Paul Mueller May 31, 2016 Computers & Technology

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    4.3 stars

    372 ratings

    Machine learning can be a mind-boggling concept for the masses, but those who are in the trenches of computer programming know ...

  • Metamagical Themas

    by Douglas R. Hofstadter January 1, 1985 Computers & Technology

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    4.5 stars

    80 ratings

    Hofstadter's collection of quirky essays is unified by its primary concern: to examine the way people perceive and think.

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