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Dez Blanchfield

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Dez Blanchfield is a strategic leader in business and digital transformation with 25 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications industries developing strategies and implementing business initiatives
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Kitty Flanagan's Complete Set of Rules
Kitty Flanagan - 2021-11-02
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Complete Set of Rules is Kitty Flanagan's way of helping you help others to be less annoying. A two-book bundle comprising 488 Rules for Life and More Rules for Life....
Dez Blanchfield
@Parthenon1 @KittyFlanagan18 2/ I highly recommend you pick up this bundle of both of Kitty Flanagan's @KittyFlanagan18 "Rules For Life" books, as they are simply the best fun you can have with your clothes on IMHO (you can quote me on that) Amazon =>      source
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Children of Time
Adrian Tchaikovsky - 2015-06-04
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In this gripping sci-fi novel, the last survivors of a dying Earth race against time to find a new home among the stars. When they finally discover a terraformed planet that could sustain human life, they realize that it's not the paradise they had hoped for. As two civilizations clash, the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. Who will inherit this new earth?
Dez Blanchfield
#DezBookChallenge Children of Time, by Adrian Tchaikovsky (circa 2015) An epic book about a dying Earth, people are leaving, and there’s a plan to keep some of them safe and the human race flourishing elsewhere - however, things don’t quite pan out how they should.      source
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The Art of Computer Programming, Vol. 1
Fundamental Algorithms, 3rd Edition
Donald E. Knuth - 1997-07-07 (first published in 1973)
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A must-read for computer programmers, this book is considered the bible of all fundamental algorithms. It's the go-to reference for software developers looking to learn about basic programming concepts, information structures, system design, and more. Written in an engaging and accessible style, this book is a treasure trove of simple and important algorithms, techniques, and concepts that can help readers become better programmers. With a foreword by Bill Gates and endorsements from top industry experts, this book is sure to inspire and challenge programmers of all skill levels.
Dez Blanchfield
@Prathkum @ericksonodiaga you are hard core.. and I like that.. I started as a teen with Donald Knuth's @realDonaldKnuth The Art of Computer Programming series.. hilarious he had to stop midway circa 1973 & develop a better solution to book typesetting before completing Volumes 4 to 7.. Thx Donald !!      source
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Self-organization and associative memory
Teuvo Kohonen - 1989-09-14 (first published in 1984)
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Discover the power of self-organization and associative memory with this insightful book from Teuvo Kohonen. Covering topics from information sciences to neural networks, this second edition paperback is a must-read for anyone interested in the cutting-edge of cognitive technology. With 312 engaging pages, you'll explore fascinating concepts and gain a deeper understanding of the human mind. Available now from Springer-Verlag.
Dez Blanchfield
@SeanOCo14621490 @automeme @denisegarth @diioannid @DioFavatas @gerald_bader @gp_pulipaka @stratorob just read this - is it your book? a great read, I will slow-read it again later, but speed reading it I loved: page #21 - "the problem of infinite-state memory" page #119 - ""self-organising feature maps"" page #273 - "principle of holographic associative memory"      source