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For most books, the review is a bell-shaped curve of star ratings; this one has a peak at 1, a peak at 5, and very little in between. How could this be? I think it is because SICP is a very personal message that works only if the reader is at heart a computer scientist (or willing to become one).

Peter Norvig # 28th November 2017, 6:38 pm


How to Write a Spelling Corrector. Example code in Python, by Peter Norvig. # 8th April 2007, 9:42 pm