Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms

Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms When it comes to artificial intelligence, we either hear of a paradise on earth or of our imminent extinction It s time we stand face to digital face with the true powers and limitations of the algorithms that already automate important decisions in healthcare, transportation, crime, and commerce.

Infrastructure as Code: Managing Servers in the Cloud

Infrastructure as Code: Managing Servers in the Cloud Virtualization, cloud, containers, server automation, and software defined networking are meant to simplify IT operations But many organizations adopting these technologies have found that it only leads to a faster growing sprawl of unmanageable systems This is where infrastructure as code can

Spelunky (Boss Fight Books, #11)

Spelunky (Boss Fight Books, #11) When Derek Yu released Spelunky for free in 2008, his roguelike inspired platformer took the indie game community by storm with its combination of classic platform mechanics, extreme difficulty, and random level generation Four years later, Spelunky s HD remake went on to become PC Gamer s Game of

Paths & Portals (Secret Coders, #2)

Paths & Portals (Secret Coders, #2) Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People s Literature There s something lurking beneath the surface of Stately Academy literally In a secret underground classroom Hopper, Eni, and Josh discover that the campus was once home to the Bee School, an institute where teachers,

You Don't Know JS: Up & Going

You Don't Know JS: Up & Going It s easy to learn parts of JavaScript, but much harder to learn it completely or even sufficiently whether you re new to the language or have used it for years With the You Don t Know JS book series, you ll get a complete understanding of JavaScript, including trickier parts of the language

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master Ward Cunningham Straight from the programming trenches, The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process taking a requirement and producing working, maintainable code that delights its users It

Code Complete

Code Complete Widely considered one of the best practical guides to programming, Steve McConnell s original CODE COMPLETE has been helping developers write better software for than a decade Now this classic book has been fully updated and revised with leading edge practices and hundreds of new code

Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code

Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code As the application of object technology particularly the Java programming language has become commonplace, a new problem has emerged to confront the software development community Significant numbers of poorly designed programs have been created by less experienced developers, resulting in