Controversial Books for PeterPhillips

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.22 3.36 Software Engineering: A Practitioner's Approach by Roger S. Pressman
1.182 3.67 Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job by John Mongan
1.138 3.72 Unix in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference for SVR4 and Solaris 7 by Arnold Robbins
1.1 3.75 C++ Primer by Stanley B. Lippman
1.09 3.88 Hacker's Delight by Henry S. Warren
1.081 3.53 Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott
1.011 3.43 Sea of Fire by Jeff Rovin
0.997 3.3 Beginning Linux Programming by Neil Matthew
0.985 3.2 Gates: How Microsoft's Mogul Reinvented an Industry--and Made Himself the Richest Man in America by Stephen Manes
0.966 4.04 High Performance Web Sites: Essential Knowledge for Front-End Engineers by Steve Souders
0.952 3.91 Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules by Steve McConnell
0.949 3.91 Making Things Talk: Practical Methods for Connecting Physical Objects by Tom Igoe
0.948 3.54 The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story by Michael Lewis
0.929 3.71 Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays by Stephen W. Hawking
0.924 3.56 PHP in a Nutshell by Paul Hudson
0.924 3.82 Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface by David A. Patterson
0.923 3.37 The Media Lab: Inventing the Future at M. I. T. by Stewart Brand
0.918 3.03 Second Life: The Official Guide by Michael Rymaszewski
0.918 3.64 The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World by Alan Greenspan
0.896 3.91 Web Design in a Nutshell by Jennifer Niederst Robbins
0.89 3.63 Linux Device Drivers, 3rd Edition by Jonathan Corbet
0.882 3.56 The Mathematical Tourist: Snapshots of Modern Mathematics by Ivars Peterson
0.879 3.87 Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice by James D. Foley
0.872 3.86 The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More by Chris Anderson
0.865 4.01 The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden
0.864 4.03 The C++ Programming Language {Special 3rd Edition} by Bjarne Stroustrup
0.856 4.13 Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software by Erich Gamma
0.848 4.08 Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach by John L. Hennessy
0.844 3.67 Getting Started with Arduino by Massimo Banzi
0.842 3.99 Coders at Work: Reflections of the Craft of Programming by Peter Seibel
0.842 4.45 Pocket Ref by Thomas J. Glover
0.839 4.09 Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools by Alfred V. Aho
0.832 4.05 Gaunt's Ghosts: The Founding by Dan Abnett
0.829 4.06 Modern C++ Design: Generic Programming and Design Patterns Applied by Andrei Alexandrescu
0.821 4.14 C++ Coding Standards: 101 Rules, Guidelines, and Best Practices by Herb Sutter
0.818 3.9 Linux Server Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips and Tools by Rob Flickenger
0.807 4.13 Software Tools by Brian W. Kernighan
0.775 4.29 Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen
0.771 4.21 Getting Started in Electronics by Forrest M. Mims III
0.767 4.34 Effective C++: 55 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs (3rd Edition) by Scott Meyers
0.766 4.21 Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software by Charles Petzold
0.763 4.22 Calculus with Analytic Geometry by Ron Larson
0.745 4.45 TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols by W. Richard Stevens
0.744 4.47 The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms by Donald E. Knuth
0.742 4.42 The C Programming Language (2nd Edition) by Brian W. Kernighan
0.742 4.41 The Algorithm Design Manual by Steven S. Skiena
0.734 3.85 Dynamics of Software Development by Jim McCarthy
0.718 4.13 Effective STL: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of the Standard Template Library by Scott Meyers
0.717 4.17 More Effective C++: 35 New Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs by Scott Meyers
0.712 3.57 Programming C# by Jesse Liberty
0.704 4.52 Unix Network Programming, Volume 1: The Sockets Networking API by W. Richard Stevens
0.675 4.53 The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 2: Seminumerical Algorithms by Donald E. Knuth
0.672 3.96 Algorithms by Robert Sedgewick
0.661 4.51 The Art of Electronics by Paul Horowitz