The Joy of Search (MIT Press)
Friday, 11 October 2019

This book explains how to frame search queries so they will yield information and describes the best ways to use such resources as Google Earth, Google Scholar, Wikipedia, and Wikimedia.  With the subtitle, "A Google Insider's Guide to Going Beyond the Basics" it is by Daniel Russell,  Google's Űber Tech Lead for Search Quality and User Happiness who also created two free online courses on Power Search which as still available. Russell also shows why metadata is important, and how to triangulate information from multiple sources.



Author: Daniel Russell
Publisher: MIT Press
Date: September 2019
Pages: 336
ISBN: 978-0262042871
Print: 0262042878
Kindle: B07XQ66223
Audience: Web users
Level: Introductory
Category: General interest 

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Becoming Functional

Author: Joshua Backfield
Publisher: O'Reilly, 2014
Pages: 152
ISBN: 978-1449368173
Print: 1449368174
Kindle: B00LH4H8TE
Audience: Developers interested in the functional approach
Rating: 3
Reviewer: Alex Armstrong 

Do you want to be non-functional? Of course not!

Hands-on Machine Learning with JavaScript

Author: Burak Kanber
Publisher: Packt
Pages: 356
ISBN: 978-1788998246
Audience: JavaScript Programmers
Rating: 3
Reviewer: Mike James
JavaScript and machine learning aren't obvious partners so what does a book on the topic have to offer?

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