Daniel Dennet’s second book is a collection of essays on consciousness, free will, the possibility of artificial intelligence and other subjects. Good as always.
Fantastic! A re-telling of the Cinderella fable from the point of view of one of the step-sisters, and also an historical novel about the craze in Tulip speculation in the Netherlands of the 1600′s.
If you only use Perl occasionaly, this is a fantastic book. It is organized using “recipes” for accomplishing common tasks, so when you get stuck, you can look up the operation you are trying to implement.
This is a nice introduction to the Zope web publishing system, the system used to create this website. The currently published edition is a bit out of date, however, so you might try the the online version.
Zope is a python-based object system with a web-based interface. It’s a lot of fun to work in, though I’m only beginning to scratch the surface of all its features.