Difference between revisions of "Book ideas"

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==Nonfiction==
 
* Fill in [[:Category:Computer_Science_Eponyms|computer science eponym list]], market as a phatty ''Dictionary of Ideas'' or ''Binet's Reader's Encyclopedia''-like deal
 
* Fill in [[:Category:Computer_Science_Eponyms|computer science eponym list]], market as a phatty ''Dictionary of Ideas'' or ''Binet's Reader's Encyclopedia''-like deal
 
* (major and semi-esoteric) [[Trees]]. A chapter on each, kinda like ''The Periodic Kingdom''
 
* (major and semi-esoteric) [[Trees]]. A chapter on each, kinda like ''The Periodic Kingdom''
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* Definitive biography of von Neumann (as of 2009, the three major ones are all garbage)
 
* Definitive biography of von Neumann (as of 2009, the three major ones are all garbage)
 
** possible title: ''Fekete Pestis'' (sets up unfortunate puns on my last name, though)
 
** possible title: ''Fekete Pestis'' (sets up unfortunate puns on my last name, though)
* Fiction: ''Maximum Scrunch'', a novel
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* <i>'''Machines'''</i> (working title): an in-depth guide to modern computer hardware with an emphasis on standards
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** Everything from the input power to the output LEDs
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** Creative Commons license
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==Fiction==
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* ''Maximum Scrunch'', a novel
 
** the title comes from Hans Bethe's ''Road from Los Alamos'', referring to the conditions at which implosion turns to explosion in a supernova's core collapse
 
** the title comes from Hans Bethe's ''Road from Los Alamos'', referring to the conditions at which implosion turns to explosion in a supernova's core collapse

Revision as of 11:43, 20 June 2011

Nonfiction

  • Fill in computer science eponym list, market as a phatty Dictionary of Ideas or Binet's Reader's Encyclopedia-like deal
  • (major and semi-esoteric) Trees. A chapter on each, kinda like The Periodic Kingdom
  • Computer Science GRE exam prep
  • Definitive biography of von Neumann (as of 2009, the three major ones are all garbage)
    • possible title: Fekete Pestis (sets up unfortunate puns on my last name, though)
  • Machines (working title): an in-depth guide to modern computer hardware with an emphasis on standards
    • Everything from the input power to the output LEDs
    • Creative Commons license

Fiction

  • Maximum Scrunch, a novel
    • the title comes from Hans Bethe's Road from Los Alamos, referring to the conditions at which implosion turns to explosion in a supernova's core collapse