the review team
The technical review team
For this book we had an amazing group, many of whom have reviewed other Head First books in the past. They did a
fantastic job, and we’re really grateful that they keep coming back for more!
Amanda Borcky is a student at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She is studying nutrition with plans of getting a
second degree in nursing. This is her second time reviewing for the Head First series.
David Myers taught college and high school math for 36 years. Mostly for fun, he collaborated on several math and
programming textbooks in the ’80s and ’90s. Since retiring in 2006 from a long tenure at The Winsor School in Boston,
MA, he has been delighted to start a new completely-for-fun career as a volunteer at his Quaker Meeting and in prison-
Ariana Anderson is a statistician working on “reading” brain scans at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at
UCLA. She got her PhD from UCLA and her bachelor’s from UCLA, but was forced to go to high school elsewhere.
Herbert Tracey received his BS from Towson University and a MS from Johns Hopkins University. Currently, he is
an instructor of mathematical sciences at Loyola University Maryland and served as department chair of mathematics
(retired) at Hereford High School.
Jonathan Schoﬁeld graduated in civil engineering from University of Bradford in the UK, where he works “with
water.” He provided the essential ﬁnal pass to quadruple-check the numbers in the book.