Database Design

Not a book, but found a series of videos on database design that I found pretty helpful. Link: Database Design What is a Database? stores data more complex than spreadsheets easily get what you want and secure What is a Relational Database? relation is connection between data entity: anything we store data about (e.g. person) attribute:… Continue reading Database Design

Python Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science

Computers and Programs A computer is a universal information-processing machine Computer science is the study of what can be computed: design, analysis, and experimentation Computer system comprised of: 1) CPU, the brain 2) CPU acts on data and programs in main memory (RAM), 3) More permanent memory in secondary memory devices All languages share property… Continue reading Python Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science

The Innovators

The Innovators( How a Group of Hackers Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution)[INNOVATORS][Hardcover] Ada, Countess of Lovelace Poetical Science Child of poet Lord Byron, Ada lived from 1815-1852 Met and friended Charles Babbage when she was 17. Babbage invented the difference engine which was a mechanical mammoth which could calculate polynomial functions and differential… Continue reading The Innovators

Complexity: The Emerging Science At The Edge of Order and Chaos

COMPLEXITY: THE EMERGING SCIENCE AT THE EDGE OF ORDER AND CHAOS Simple things organize into complex structures despite the world’s tendency to move towards chaos Neoclassical economics views the world as one of diminishing return, equilibrium and perfect rationality The science of complexity views economics as a global adaptive system made up of many agents constantly in… Continue reading Complexity: The Emerging Science At The Edge of Order and Chaos