Book Resources

  • Scott Rosenberg: Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software
  • John Bentley: "Programming Pearls"
  • Asimov: "I, Robot"
  • Douglas Hofstadter: "Godel, Escher, and Bach"
  • Dennis Shasha and Cathy Lazere: "Out of their minds, the lives and discoveries of 15 great computer scientists"
  • Fred Brooks: "The mythical man month"
  • James P. Hogan: "Code of the lifemaker"
  • Daniel H. Wilson: "How to survive a robot uprising"
  • Neal Stephenson: "Cryptonomicon"
  • Douglas Adams: "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy"
  • Mary Dodson Wade: "The Lady and the Computer"
  • Tracy Kidder: "The Soul of the New Machine"
  • Feng-Hsiung Hsu: "Behind Deep Blue"
  • Dennis Sasha: "Dr. Ecco's Cyberpuzzles"
  • Alan Cooper: "The inmates are running the asylum"
  • Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates: "Head First Java"
  • Paul Graham: "Hackers and Painters"
  • Eric Raymond: "The Cathedral and the Bazaar"
  • Michael Hiltzik: "Dealers of Lightning"
  • Cliff Stoll: "The Cuckoo's Egg"
  • Charles Petzold: "Code"
  • Joel Spolsky: "Joel on Software" The Best software writing by Joel Spolsky
  • Neal Stephenson, "Snow Crash"
  • William Gibson, "Neuromancer"
  • Kurt Vonnegut, "Player Piano"
  • Martin Gardner, "The Annotated Alice"
  • Martin Campbell-Kelly and William Aspray, "Computer: A History of the Information Machine", HarperCollins, 1997.
  • Simon Singh: "The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography". Anchor Publishing, 2000.
  • Cliff Stoll, "The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage". Pocket Books, 2005
  • A.K. Dewdney "The New Turing Omnibus"
  • Douglas Hofstadter, "Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid"
  • John Battelle, "The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture"
  • Martin Davis, "The Universal Computer: The Road"
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