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The 10 Minute Book Review: Cooking for Geeks

The 10 Minute Book Review: Cooking for Geeks

Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food – by Jeff Potter $22.77 on Amazon.com, $22.54 on BarnesAndNoble.com ($15.39 digital) Also available at Safari Books Online, with subscription Published August 2010 by O’Reilley Media, 412 pages Companion website: http://www.CookingForGeeks.com Twitter: @CookingForGeeks I like food. I’m a geek. This is SO the book...
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Ebook Wars

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I’m going to talk about ebooks for a minute. As a working IT guy, I rely on books to teach me new things, give me ideas, and get me out of jams at work. Sometimes I just need to look up some obscure syntax that I know is in there. And like a lot...
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Adobe Photoshop CS3 one-on-one by Deke McClelland

Adobe Photoshop CS3 one-on-one by Deke McClelland

Adobe Photoshop CS3 one-on-one Author: Deke McClelland Softcover: 544 pages Publisher: O’Reilly(Jun 15 2007 12:00AM) Book dimensions: 9.7 x 8 x 1 inches ISBN: 0596529759 ITBookworm score: 5.0 /5 Score Reasoning This got 5 stars for a couple reasons. First, the DVD. The DVD goes far beyond what almost every other book out there...
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The Relational Database Dictionary by C.J. Date

The Relational Database Dictionary by C.J. Date

The Relational Database Dictionary Author: C.J. Date Softcover: 122 pages Publisher: O’Reilly(Aug 1 2006 12:00AM) Book dimensions: 7.0 x 4.3 x 0.4 inches ISBN: 0596527985 ITBookworm score: 5.0 /5 Score Reasoning I can think of nothing else I’d want in a book of this type. It’s a perfect reference for modelers. Synopsis I often...
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Database in Depth: Relational Theory for Practitioners by C.J. Date

Database in Depth: Relational Theory for Practitioners by C.J. Date

Database in Depth: Relational Theory for Practitioners Author: C.J. Date Softcover: 208 pages Publisher: O’Reilly(May 1 2005 12:00AM) Book dimensions: 9.1 x 7.0 x 0.7 inches ISBN: 0596100124 ITBookworm score: 0.5 /5 Score Reasoning This book has every element I like in a book; theory, personality, strong advice, and chapter exercises. It’s also a...
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