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The Linux Command Line

The Linux Command Line

A Complete Introduction

Giacomo's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On May 8, 2012 Giacomo Santangelo wrote: FINALLY!
People, and by "people" I mean "code monkeys", are endlessly going on about how much more user-friendly Linux is, than Windows. "Learning Code is easy," they say. "Just take a weekend with a code book and learn it!" they say. "Well, I am happy to report, "The Linux Command Line: A Complete Introduction" by William E. Shotts Jr. is such a book. Full Review >

Microsoft Excel 2010 Formulas and Functions Inside Out

Microsoft Excel 2010 Formulas and Functions Inside Out

Giacomo's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Feb 13, 2012 Giacomo Santangelo wrote: Describe ALL THE FORMULAS!!!
When I read that someone had written a book documenting EVERY formula used in Excel, I didn't believe it. First of all, who has that kind of time? Secondly, Why? Full Review >

Think Stats

Think Stats

Giacomo's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Aug 11, 2011 Giacomo Santangelo wrote: Learning Statistics using Programming
If your grasp of Programming exceeds your understanding of Basic Statistics, "Think Stats" IS for you. Full Review >

Hilary Mason: An Introduction to Machine Learning with Web Data

Hilary Mason: An Introduction to Machine Learning with Web Data

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On Jun 6, 2011 Giacomo Santangelo wrote: A Review of "Hilary Mason: An Introduction to Machine Learning with Web Data"
Hilary Mason's An Introduction to Machine Learning with Web Data is a great resource for programmers possessing a basic understanding of Python, interested in broadening their skill-set. This video on how to 'teach' machines to not only recognize differences in data, but also predict data sources... Full Review >

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