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Introduction to programming using the Nim Programming Language. A textbook length online resource.
Dive into Systems is a free, online textbook that serves as a gentle introduction to computer systems, computer organization, and parallel computing. The book is intended for an audience that has only a CS1 background. It guides readers through a vertical slice of a computer to develop an understanding of a variety of systems topics, including:
how a computer runs a program, from a program expressed in a high-level language to low-level binary representation and circuits
programming in C and Assembly, assuming a CS1 background
introduction to operating systems and the systems costs that affect program performance (the memory hierarchy, caching, and code optimization)
introduction to parallel computing with shared memory and pthreads
Appears to be a good intro the technology by
- From Spoon & Tamago | japanese art, design and culture a book on Japanese Onomatopoeia.
A newly polished floor shines pika pika. But after all that hard work your stomach might be peko peko. These are just a few examples of Japanese onomatopoeia: an element of the language that makes it so richly nuanced. The Japanese language is said to have over four thousand, making it the most onomatopoeia-heavy language in the world. An ambitious new book has compiled one hundred of the most-common onomatopoeia, alongside illustrations from artists all around the world.