adamnemecek: This book is a pretty self-contained intro into the state of the art of deep learning. read comments

andyljones: Far more readable than the usual text (Cormen), the first half is a guide on how to select and design algorithms for the problems you encounter, and the second half is a whistle-stop tour... read comments

throwaway124567: Very good. It was MITs old CS textbook, it’s still highly relevant. It takes a while to get through and you probably would get the most value out of it if you already have a lot of programming experience. read comments

simon_acca: A brilliant MIT professor's reflections on the intersection between computer science, physics and philosophy. read comments

pliftkl: This is one of the more fascinating books that I've read recently. The commentary makes the paper itself very accessible. I rather enjoyed the direct reproduction of the paper itself... read comments

div0: This book influenced me tremendously. It explains how can random process (e.g. genetic mutation) builds highly non-random structures (e.g. the human eye). read comments

ereyes01: One of the most important books ever written on software engineering practice. Author Frederick Brooks won the Turing Award for this book and for his work on IBM's System/360... read comments

cben: This gives you a phenomenally good survey of concepts and practice of distributed systems... read comments

mindcrime: If you didn't take, or have forgotten, classes like Computer Architecture or Digital Logic, this is a great book for getting your head around the low level details of what's happening in side a digital computer... read comments

jakub_g: Lots of great insights about how TCP/IP, 3G etc work and how it affects the performance of websites. read comments

jonbarker: More general purpose problem solving but written by a mathematician and one of the best books I've ever read! read comments

coverclock: Austin, who is now on the faculty of Harvard Business School, wrote this seminal book on measurement dysfunction and how incentives in the information age drive misbehavior while... read comments