Crockford tells us how to avoid the pitfalls and write reliable code using the language of the Web, which is not going away soon. The 5 hour Web Series by Yahoo on YouTube by the same name is even better. Crockford is a tech entertainer. Lectures are arresting and insightful.
Click! is conversational, educational & personal. It makes conversion rate, KPIs, and sales funnel more relatable. Definitely recommended for anyone working on a commercial website.
The best thing about this edition is the spread of topics under the Theme of ‘AI in Education’. It will broaden your horizon on quantitative possibilities in Education.
Mathematical modeling is being applied in every major discipline in the biomedical sciences. A very different application, and surprisingly successful is in psychology such as modeling various human interactions and predicting divorce.
This book was first published in 1928. Written by an American Wilbur Deming about an Indian – Marathi Saint – Samarth Ramdas. Western perspective on what is religious matter to Maharashtrian. Some management lessons here.
The reason I am writing this review is that – something in the book clings to you. You should be open to re-read. This book raises questions; does not answer them. There is NO moral insight in the book.
This book gives examples of educated guessing and approximation methods to evaluate functions, or to get information on functions that are too hard to evaluate. Recommended for mathematicians only. The engineer in me found this interesting.
Honestly, my vocabulary and English as language improved after reading this book. For the first time, I could feel the flourish in the language. If somebody had told me I’d love a romance before I read this book, I would have laughed derisively.
The exercises force you to engage. I discovered that my normal reading speed is 265 words per minute with 66% comprehension. I had managed to reach 800 WPM by end of the book.