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Going back to the basics to solidify my foundation, one each quarter. Good Practice makes one a better engineer!

Digital Electronics using [1] Operating Systems using [2] Functional Data Structures using [3] Graphics Algorithms [4]

Any recommendations for these subjects sincerely appreciated. Thanks.

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Digital-Design-Computer-Architecture-... [2] https://www.amazon.com/Modern-Operating-Systems-Andrew-Tanen... [3] https://www.amazon.com/Purely-Functional-Structures-Chris-Ok... [4] https://www.amazon.com/Graphics-Visualization-Principles-Alg...

The more you practice, the more you can, the more you want to, the more you enjoy it, the less it tires you.” ― Robert A. Heinlein, The Cat Who Walks Through Walls




> Digital Electronics using [1] Operating Systems using ...

also, in case you are not aware of it, there is always the nand2tetris [http://www.nand2tetris.org/] thingy (currently running on coursera btw). the book is also pretty good imho.


thanks signa11 for the nand2tetris reminder. I have worked through that book and it is really awesome. Worth the time and effort for anyone inclined. I had posted my review on Amazon as well. [1]

I think I should enroll for the Coursera thingy and have at least 1 certificate in my kitty ;-)

[1] https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/RZ4ME4QH22JML/ref...


> I have worked through that book and it is really awesome. Worth the time and effort for anyone inclined.

very cool :)

in case you want something more, i have _very_ fond memories of zvi-kohavi's book (switching and finite automata theory) as well. you might find useful/instructive.


Thanks for posting the link. I just signed up for the course. Always wanted to learn how simple logic gates end up become all purpose CPU's. I've always thought that someday we'll have same concepts in a cell which becomes a full turing machine and anyone can grow it.


Operating Systems basic are well covered in this course https://www.ops-class.org/


Thanks, this on a first skim, looks a very detailed course. And while we are at it, there is also this post on HN on the front page, which contains more resources for learning about OS. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13258063




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