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Why do people build with arches? Why do we use stone in some places and wood in others? What's a foundation? How do you plan a road or construct a bridge? The answers to these questions can help gamers in Minecraft and in the real world! Through building their own structures and systems in Minecraft, young readers and gaming fans will learn about the past and present of human engineering, with a vision toward the future.
Foreword by Steven Pinker
Blending the informed analysis of The Signal and the Noise with the instructive iconoclasm of Think Like a Freak, a fascinating, illuminating, and witty look at what the vast amounts of information now instantly available to us reveals about ourselves and our world—provided we ask the right questions.
By the end of an average day in the early twenty-first century,...
It is a dark and dangerous time. Corrupted by the Orb of Dominance, the evil Arch-Illager has gathered a loyal following of Illagers. Together they have ravaged the land, enslaving the peaceful Villagers and forcing them to do their bidding.
The Villagers are in desperate need of a hero, and you are their only hope. Within...
10) How Google Works
Seasoned Google executives Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg provide an insider's guide to Google, from its business history and disruptive corporate strategy to...
Can cats code? These cats sure can! Computer bugs come to life with playful rhyming verse and goofy illustrations. Readers will learn about types of errors that can bring a computer to a crawl. And they'll discover these bugs aren't so scary—all thanks to debugging! Author Brian P. Cleary, illustrator Martin Goneau, and the enthusiastic CATegorical cats offer a fun and accessible introduction to key coding concepts.
Do you know how to create an algorithm? These cats sure do! Author Brian P. Cleary and illustrator (and coding hobbyist) Martin Goneau offer a fun and accessible introduction to algorithms with the help of the CATegorical cats.
18) Today I am Carey
19) Steve Jobs
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