Book Watch Archive

Not with a Bug, But with a Sticker (Wiley)
Friday, 19 May 2023

In this book, subtitled "Attacks on Machine Learning Systems and What To Do About Them", a team of distinguished adversarial machine learning researchers delivers an account of the most significant risk to currently deployed artificial intelligence systems: cybersecurity threats. Ram Shankar Siva Kumar and Hyrum Anderson look at a range of systems ranging from government organizations to academic workshops at ski chalets to Google’s cafeteria, recounting how major AI systems remain vulnerable to the exploits.

<ASIN:1119883989 >

JavaScript All-in-One (For Dummies)
Wednesday, 17 May 2023

This book is a complete introduction to JavaScript and how it's used in the real world. Chris Minnick serves up JavaScript coding basics before diving into the libraries, frameworks, and runtime environments new and experienced coders need to know. The book starts with the basics of JavaScript for anyone, even if you've never written code before. Then goes into the details of  frameworks - React.js, Vue.js, Svelte, and Node.js.

<ASIN:1119906830 >

Amazon Web Services in Action, 3rd Ed (Manning)
Monday, 15 May 2023

This book covers essential best practices for deploying and managing applications on Amazon Web Services. Andreas and Michael Wittig cover techniques for building highly available and scalable architectures and automating deployment with Infrastructure as Code. The revised edition features new chapters on containerization, along with a variety of AWS innovations.

<ASIN:163343916X >

All About Bioinformatics (Apress)
Friday, 12 May 2023

This book, in the From Beginner to Expert series. provides an overview of the fundamentals and advances in the field of bioinformatics, as well as some future directions. Each chapter includes introduction, applications, tools, and future directions to cover the topics thoroughly. Dr. Yasha Hasija covers both traditional topics such as biological databases, algorithms, genetic variations, static methods, and structural bioinformatics, as well as contemporary advanced topics such as high-throughput technologies, drug informatics, system and network biology, and machine learning.

<ASIN:0443152500 >

Principled Programming (DateTree Press)
Wednesday, 10 May 2023

This book, subtitled "Introduction to Coding in Any Imperative Language" is a methodology-oriented introduction to computer programming, concentrating on programming principles, not language features. To keep focus and avoid distraction, Tim Teitelbaum, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Computer Science, Cornell University limits his examples to a minimal programming language that is a subset of Java.


Web Design, 7th Ed (In Easy Steps)
Monday, 08 May 2023

This book reveals the key principles of good web design for building effective and attractive websites. Sean McManus introduces the key technologies of the web, and the design principles that underpin successful sites and looks at how websites are designed so that you can make the right decisions in launching your own site. By the end of the book readers will be able to build your own simple website using HTML and CSS.

<ASIN: 1840789859>

.NET MAUI for C# Developers (Packt)
Friday, 05 May 2023

This book is a practical guide to using C# and .NET MAUI to build native cross-platform apps with a single codebase. Jesse Liberty and Rodrigo Juarez start with the fundamentals and quickly move on to intermediate and advanced topics on laying out pages, navigating between them, and adding controls to gather and display data.

<ASIN:1837631697 >

React Programming (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)
Wednesday, 03 May 2023

This book aims to help programmers with experience in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript master React through hands-on examples. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular React Essentials bootcamp, in this guide Loren Klingman and Ashley Parker illuminate key concepts with realistic code, guiding you step by step through building a starter app and a complete, production-ready app, both crafted to help you quickly leverage React’s remarkable power.

<ASIN:‎0137901763 >

Net Zeros and Ones (Wiley)
Tuesday, 02 May 2023

Subtitled "How Data Erasure Promotes Sustainability, Privacy, and Security", in this book Richard Stiennon , Russ B. Ernst, et al provide a comprehensive guide to managing permanent and sustainable data erasure while complying with regulatory, legal, and industry requirements.


Real World AI Ethics for Data Scientists (Chapman & Hall/CRC)
Monday, 01 May 2023

This book provides seven real-world case studies dealing with big data abuse. Nachshon (Sean) Goltz and Tracey Dowdeswell consider cases spanning a range of topics from the statistical manipulation of research in the Cornell food lab through the Facebook user data abuse done by Cambridge Analytica to the abuse of farm animals by AI in a chapter co-authored by  philosophers Peter Singer and Yip Fai Tse.

<ASIN:1032275057 >

Beginning Programming with Python, 3rd Ed (For Dummies)
Wednesday, 26 April 2023

This book lays out the foundations of programming using Python.  John Mueller starts from the basics of coding and the process of creating simple, fun programs right away. This updated edition features new chapters, including coverage of Google Colab, plus expanded information on functions and objects, and new examples and graphics that are relevant to today’s beginning coders.

<ASIN: ‎1119913772 >

GPT-3 (Packt)
Monday, 24 April 2023

Subtitled "The ultimate guide to building NLP products with OpenAI API", this book is a guide to the Generative Pre-trained Transformer, GPT-3 AI, language model, covering its significance, capabilities, and application in creating innovative NLP products. Shubham Saboo and Sandra Kublik look at methods of utilizing this tool for your specific needs and showcase successful businesses that have been established through its use.

<ASIN:1805125222 >


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