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Excellent book. Covers math and computer science concepts in a practical and fun way.Published 1 month ago by david martin
Out of the 66 chapters, you'll probably find a few that are interesting enough to justify getting the book, but you'll probably find most of the chapters a waste of time. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Corey
There are some interesting tidbits here, but you have to wade through a lot to get to them. Also, it is obvious the book is just a bunch of articles pasted together, and there is... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Daylight Reviews
this was a gift for my computer loving son who says he was very pleased to get it. Amazon saved me the trouble of hunting through the very limited pool of remaining bookstores.Published 17 months ago by Patti of Gaithersburg, MD
Love this book - even though it is fairly old (in Computer Science years) it is still relevant. It covers many of the CS concepts we take for granted today. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Matt Withum
If, as according to A. K. Dewdney, "W. Rouse Bell (was) the great English writer on mathematical recreations" then
Dewdney is the greatest Canadian writer.
This book has a lot of promise, and the premise is a good one: providing capsule overviews of 66 different areas of Computer Science. Read morePublished on May 16, 2011 by Thomas Emerson
I previewed this book to see if it looked like it would live up to the hype, and I found this little "gem": "If you must skin a cat, do it quickly". Read morePublished on August 19, 2010 by J. Bosch