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==Nonfiction==
==The Finest Machine==
[[File:Kickstarter.png|thumb|right|Funded (possibly) on Kickstarter]]
''The Finest Machine: The Science and the Joy of Computing''.
* Computing from the ground up, beginning with formal systems and moving up through information theory, VLSI, microprocessors and programming languages.
* [http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nickblack/the-finest-machine Kickstarter project]
* [[media:Machines-ToC.pdf|Table of Contents]]
 
==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
* 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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** Everything from the input power to the output LEDs
** Everything from the input power to the output LEDs
** Creative Commons license
** Creative Commons license
===The Finest Machine===
[[File:Kickstarter.png|thumb|right|Funded (possibly) on Kickstarter]]
''The Finest Machine: The Science and the Joy of Computing''.
* Computing from the ground up, beginning with formal systems and moving up through information theory, VLSI, microprocessors and programming languages.
* [http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nickblack/the-finest-machine Kickstarter project]
* [[media:Machines-ToC.pdf|Table of Contents]]


==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