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Old April 30 2009, 05:06 AM   #84
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Re: Recommend your favorite Science or Technology book.

Emh wrote: View Post
The Universe in a Nutshell by Steven Hawking is a fun read.
I agree with this one and recommend it. Although I seem to recall that one or more of the theories in it are now out of date.

I also recommend How Computers Work by Ron White and Timothy Edward Downs. I was looking for a very beginner computer book for someone, that started with the fundamentals, and this was the best I could find. I think that once you learn the concepts of how they work, it's much easier to start learning how to actually operate them and maintain them.
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