Recoding Gender: Women's Changing Participation in Computing (MIT Press)
Saturday, 08 March 2014

Today, women earn a relatively low percentage of computer science degrees and hold proportionately few technical computing jobs. Few people know that women were a significant presence in the early decades of computing in both the United States and Britain. Indeed, programming in postwar years was considered woman's work.

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Author: Janet Abbate
Publisher: MIT Press
Date: November 2, 2012
Pages: 240
ISBN: 978-0262018067

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Think Stats

Author: Allen B. Downey
Publisher: O'Reilly, 2011
Pages: 140
ISBN: 978-1449307110
Aimed at: Programmers
Rating: 2
Pros: Good treatment of estimation
Cons: Too slight, badly organized
Reviewed by: Mike James
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Author: Cay S. Horstmann & Gary Cornell 
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Pages: 1152
ISBN: 978-0137081608
Aimed at: Java programmers wanting to master associated technologies
Rating: 4.5
Reviewed by: Alex Armstrong

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