data and visualization
A collection of books and other things I think are excellent.
Designing with the Mind in Mind
Gentle introduction to usability and interface design.
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The Design of Design
The legendary Fred Brooks discusses the nuances of design itself.
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Visual Thinking for Design
Renowned text on human visual perception.
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The Design of Everyday Things
Renowned text of basic usability principles.
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Recent text from visualization expert Edward Tufte.
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The Elements of Graphic Design
Rapid introduction to graphic design.
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A Byte of Python
Great introductory book to programming using Python.
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Accessible resource for object-oriented software patterns.
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The Nature of Code
Innovative text providing a friendly introduction to modeling nature, emergence, and evolution in software.
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