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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JavaScript In Easy Steps, 6th Ed

Author:  Mike McGrath
Publisher: In Easy Steps
Pages: 192
ISBN: 978-1840788778
Print: 1840788771
Kindle: B0858GDTB1
Audience: Beginners already acquainted with HTML
Rating: 3.5
Reviewer: Ian Elliot

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Algorithms Unlocked

Author: Thomas H. Cormen
Publisher: MIT Press, 2013
Pages: 240
ISBN: 978-0262518802
Print: 0262518805
Kindle: B00H4D1W94
Audience: General readers interested in Computer Science
Rating: 4
Reviewer: Mike James

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