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 IPSUM: A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable ThingsUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A lost girl travels through a fantastical Alice in Wonderland-esque world filled with The Phantom Tollbooth-like computer-programming metaphors.After an argument with her mother, Lauren Ipsum goes for ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - prosfilaes - LibraryThing
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