Lauren Ipsum

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Off-By-One Press, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 156 pages
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No computers will be found in this book. If the idea of a computer science book without computers upsets you, please close your eyes until you’ve finished reading the rest of this page. The truth is that computer science is not really about the computer. It is just a tool to help you see ideas more clearly. You can see the moon and stars without a telescope, smell the flowers without a fluoroscope, have fun without a funoscope, and be silly sans oscilloscope. You can also play with computer science without... you-know-what. Ideas are the real stuff of computer science. This book is about those ideas, and how to find them.
 

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Lauren Ipsem is a book about computer science (without any computers in it) along the lines of the Phantom Tollbooth. It's cute and all, but I get the feeling that it's mugging for adults instead of ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
10
Section 4
14
Section 5
18
Section 6
19
Section 7
24
Section 8
32
Section 17
68
Section 18
72
Section 19
78
Section 20
84
Section 21
90
Section 22
102
Section 23
108
Section 24
111

Section 9
38
Section 10
42
Section 11
50
Section 12
51
Section 13
56
Section 14
60
Section 15
61
Section 16
64
Section 25
116
Section 26
120
Section 27
130
Section 28
132
Section 29
136
Section 30
143
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About the author (2011)

Carlos Bueno is a former Facebook engineer who currently works at the database company MemSQL. He writes articles about computer science, programming, and the structure of the Internet.

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