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==Publishing with Amazon==
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==Modern UNIX Programming==
===Margins===
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* An update to Stevens+Rago ''(update 2016: there's a recent 3rd edition of APIUE, so maybe this is handled)''
* Inner margins (that margin next to the binding): .375--1in, depending on page count
 
* Outer margins: minimum .25in, recommended .5in
 
  
 
==The Finest Machine==
 
==The Finest Machine==
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==Nascent Nonfiction==
 
==Nascent 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
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* Fill in [[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''
* A guide to [[Fast UNIX Servers|low-latency, high-throughput I/O]] on UNIX and Windows, with an emphasis on API's
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* A guide to [[Fast UNIX Servers|low-latency, high-throughput I/O]] on UNIX and Windows, with an emphasis on APIs
 
* [[CS GRE|Computer Science GRE]] exam prep
 
* [[CS GRE|Computer Science GRE]] exam prep
 
* 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)
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** Creative Commons license
 
** Creative Commons license
 
* '''Peak CUDA''': A guide to NVIDIA microarchitecture and programming for peak on [[CUDA]]
 
* '''Peak CUDA''': A guide to NVIDIA microarchitecture and programming for peak on [[CUDA]]
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* '''ATLympics''', a short, poppy history/analysis of the 1996 [[Atlanta]] Olympic Games
  
 
==Nascent Fiction==
 
==Nascent Fiction==
 
* ''Maximum Scrunch'', a novel
 
* ''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
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* The Annotated ''[http://www.amazon.com/The-Illuminatus-Trilogy-Pyramid-Leviathan/dp/0440539811 Illuminatus!]''
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==Notes on publishing with Amazon==
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===Margins===
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* Inner margins (that margin next to the binding): .375--1in, depending on page count
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* Outer margins: minimum .25in, recommended .5in

Latest revision as of 09:34, 25 October 2019

Modern UNIX Programming

  • An update to Stevens+Rago (update 2016: there's a recent 3rd edition of APIUE, so maybe this is handled)

The Finest Machine

(Not) Funded on Kickstarter

The Finest Machine: The Science and the Joy of Computing.

Nascent 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
  • A guide to low-latency, high-throughput I/O on UNIX and Windows, with an emphasis on APIs
  • 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)
  • The Well-Tempered Computer (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
  • Peak CUDA: A guide to NVIDIA microarchitecture and programming for peak on CUDA
  • ATLympics, a short, poppy history/analysis of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games

Nascent 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
  • The Annotated Illuminatus!

Notes on publishing with Amazon

Margins

  • Inner margins (that margin next to the binding): .375--1in, depending on page count
  • Outer margins: minimum .25in, recommended .5in