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[2017-07-04] “50 Greatest Short Stories”

“50 Greatest Short Stories” is a book put together by Terry O’Brien that contains stories all right, but reasonable people will very likely differ on whether these are really the “greatest” in this genre or whether some of them can even be called “short”. That said, everyone is likely to find an enjoyable and memorable story or two in here.


[2017-02-15] “Out Of Their Minds”

Out Of Their Minds” by Dennis Shasha and Cathy Lazere is an early (circa 1995) book on the lives of then-living 15 influential computer scientists - some well-known among the students of Computer Science, some not quite so well-known. The stated aim of the book is to get these people to talk about their inspirations, their contributions and where they see the future of their field. As it was published just around the time the world-wide web was becoming popular and computers in general were becoming ubiquitous, it provides very interesting perspectives and historical background.


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