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Python in a Nutshell 3rd Ed (O'Reilly)
Thursday 27 Apr
The third edition of this practical book provides a quick reference to the language, including Python 3.5, 2.7, and highlights of 3.6. Authors Alex Martelli, Anna Ravenscroft and Steve Holden cover commonly used areas of the standard library, some of the most useful third-party modules and packages,
Think Like a Data Scientist (Manning)
Monday 24 Apr
Author Brian Godsey presents a step-by-step approach to data science, combining analytic, programming, and business perspectives into easy-to-digest techniques and thought processes for solving real world data-centric problems.
The Hardware Hacker (No Starch Press)
Friday 21 Apr
Subtitled "Adventures in Making and Breaking Hardware", this book draws on the experiences of hacker Andrew "bunnie" Huang, author of cult-classic book Hacking the Xbox. In this book he shares his experiences in manufacturing and open hardware.
Learning Blender, 2nd Ed (Addison Wesley)
Thursday 20 Apr
Now fully updated for the latest version of Blender, the book walks you through every step of creating a 3D animated character with Blender, and then compositing it in a real video using professional workflow. In this new edition author Oliver Villar covers the powerful new selection and modeling tools, as well as high-efficiency improvements related to painting, texturing, shading, rendering, and performance.
Designing with Data, 2nd Ed (O'Reilly)
Thursday 13 Apr
Design practices and data science work toward the same goal, helping designers and product managers understand users so they can craft elegant digital experiences. In this practical guide, authors Rochelle King, Elizabeth F Churchill, and Caitlin Tan show you how to conduct data-driven A/B testing for making design decisions on everything from small tweaks to large-scale UX concepts.
TensorFlow Machine Learning Cookbook (Packt)
Wednesday 12 Apr
This book will teach you how to use TensorFlow for complex data computations and Author Nick McClure will let you dig deeper and gain more insights into your data than ever before. You'll work through recipes on training models, model evaluation, sentiment analysis, regression analysis, clustering analysis, artificial neural networks, and deep learning.
Hadoop in 24 Hours (Sams Teach Yourself)
Tuesday 11 Apr
Learn all the skills and techniques you'll need to deploy each key component of a Hadoop platform in 24 lessons of an hour or less. Jeffrey Aven shows how to put a platform together in your local environment or in the cloud, building a fully functional Hadoop cluster and using it with real programs and datasets.
Arduino Playground: Geeky Projects for the Experienced Maker (No Starch Press)
Friday 07 Apr
This is a book designed for Arduino enthusiasts who've mastered the basics, conquered the soldering iron, and programmed a robot or two. Warren Andrews shows you how to keep your hardware hands busy with a variety of intermediate builds, both practical and just-for-fun. There are ten complex projects to advance your engineering and electronics know-how.
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