Recoding Gender: Women's Changing Participation in Computing (MIT Press)
Saturday, 08 March 2014

Today, women earn a relatively low percentage of computer science degrees and hold proportionately few technical computing jobs. Few people know that women were a significant presence in the early decades of computing in both the United States and Britain. Indeed, programming in postwar years was considered woman's work.

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Author: Janet Abbate
Publisher: MIT Press
Date: November 2, 2012
Pages: 240
ISBN: 978-0262018067

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Rails AntiPatterns

Author: Chad Pytel and Tammer Saleh
Publisher: Addison-Wesley, 2010
Pages: 400
ISBN: 978-0321604811
Aimed at: Competent Rails developers
Rating: 4.5
Pros: Well-structured and thoughtful discussion of principles
Cons: Assumes a lot of prior knowledge
Reviewed by: Mike James

With the subtitle "Best Practice R [ ... ]



Beginning R: The Statistical Programming Language

Author: Mark Gardener
Publisher: Wrox
Pages: 504
ISBN: 978-1118164303
Audience: Not suitable for programmers
Rating: 2
Reviewer: Mike James

R is an important language - but do you learn statistics or programming to make use of it? 


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