Arjun Srivastava's Library

Arjun Srivastava's Library

Machine Learning With R, the Tidyverse, and Mlr
Hefin I. Rhys
Summary Machine learning (ML) is a collection of programming techniques for discovering relationships in data. With ML algorithms, you can cluster and classify data for tasks like making recommendations or fraud detection and make predictions for sa...
Made to Stick
Chip Heath
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Chip Heath and Dan Heath's Switch. Mark Twain once observed, "A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on." His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy the...
Magic Mushrooms Around The World
Jochen Gartz
Magic Mushrooms - A scientific Journey Across Cultures & Time
The Making of Prince of Persia: Journals 1985 - 1993
Jordan Mechner
Mechner Journals [2]: A deep dive into the origins of the epic, best-selling video game, featuring previously unreleased content, in the game creator's own words "Mechner's journey is a universal one for anyone creating something brand new... I'm e...
The Making of a Manager: How to Crush Your Job as the New Boss
Julie Zhuo
No idea what you're doing? No problem. Good managers are made, not borne. Facebook VP Julie Zhuo remembers the moment when she was asked to lead a team. She felt like she'd won the golden ticket, until reality came crashing in. She was just 25 and h...
Making of the Atomic Bomb
Richard Rhodes
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.Twenty-five years after its initial publication, The Making of the Atomic Bomb remains the seminal and complete story of how the bomb was developed, fro...
A Man for All Markets
Edward O. Thorp
The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a revolution on Wall Street. A child of the Great Depression, legendary...
The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change
Camille Fournier
Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guid...
Managing and Measuring Performance in Public and Nonprofit Organizations: An Integrated Approach
Theodore H. Poister and Maria P. Aristigueta and Jeremy L. Hall
New edition of a classic guide to ensuring effective organizational performance Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of Managing and Measuring Performance in Public and Nonprofit Organizations is a comprehensive resource for designing ...
Managing and Measuring Performance in Public and Nonprofit Organizations: An Integrated Approach
Theodore H. Poister and Maria P. Aristigueta and Jeremy L. Hall
New edition of a classic guide to ensuring effective organizational performance Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of Managing and Measuring Performance in Public and Nonprofit Organizations is a comprehensive resource for designing ...
Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises
Charles P. Kindleberger
The best known and most highly regarded book on financial crises Financial crises and speculative excess can be traced back to the very beginning of trade and commerce. Since its introduction in 1978, this book has charted and followed this volatile...
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky
In this pathbreaking work, now with a new introduction, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky show that, contrary to the usual image of the news media as cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in their search for truth and defense of justice, in their a...
Mark Twain on Religion: What Is Man, the War Prayer, Thou Shalt Not Kill, the Fly, Letters From the Earth
Mark Twain
Book Description: Mark Twain talks about his personal views on religion, the Bible and God, in these five writings. Table of Contents: Publisher’s Preface; What Is Man? And Other Essays Of Mark Twain; What Is Man?; The Death Of Jean; The Turning...
Market Microstructure in Practice
Charles-Albert Lehalle, Sophie Laruelle
This book exposes and comments on the consequences of Reg NMS and MiFID on market microstructure. It covers changes in market design, electronic trading, and investor and trader behaviors. The emergence of high frequency trading and critical events ...
The Mass Psychology of Fascism
Wilhelm Reich
In this classic study, Reich provides insight into the phenomenon of fascism, which continues to ravage the international community in ways great and small.Drawing on his medical experiences with men and women of various classes, races, nations, and ...
The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World
Pedro Domingos
"Wonderfully erudite, humorous, and easy to read." --KDNuggetsIn the world's top research labs and universities, the race is on to invent the ultimate learning algorithm: one capable of discovering any knowledge from data, and doing anything we want,...
Mastering 'Metrics: The Path From Cause to Effect
Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
An accessible and fun guide to the essential tools of econometric researchApplied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect ...
Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long-Term Fulfillment
George Leonard
self-help, mastery, long-term success, personal transformation, goals
The Mathematics of Poker
Bill Chen, Jerrod Ankenman
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the bond an option markets were dominated by traders who had learned their craft by experience. They believed that there experience and intuition for trading were a renewable edge; this is, that they could make mon...
Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton, Volume 1
David Brewster
PREFACE. In consequence of the wide circulation of the Life of Sir Isaac Newton, which I drew up for the " Family Library " in 1831, I was induced to undertake a larger work, in order to give a more detailed account of his Life, Writings, and Disco...
Memos From the Chairman
Alan C. Greenberg
When he assumed the position of Chairman of the Board of Bear Stearns in 1978, Alan C. Greenberg found himself with the unenviable task of meeting —and surpassing —the rigorous leadership standards set by his legendary predecessor, Cy Lewis, "the ma...
Men Without Women
Ernest Hemingway
CLASSIC SHORT STORIES FROM THE MASTER OF AMERICAN FICTION First published in 1927, Men Without Women represents some of Hemingway's most important and compelling early writing. In these fourteen stories, Hemingway begins to examine the themes that w...
The Mindbody Prescription
John E. Sarno
For pain sufferers everywhere, bestselling author Dr. John E. Sarno brings important new information about when, where, and how emotional factors affect physical well-being, and how this process can be reversed.
The Misbehavior of Markets
Benoit Mandelbrot
From the inventor/founder of fractal geometry, the award-winning book that turns modern financial theory on its head.
Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me)
Carol Tavris
Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we see hypocrisy in others but not in ourselves? Are we all l...
Moby Dick
Herman Melville
On board the whaling ship Pequod, a crew of wise men and fools, renegades, and seeming phantoms is hurled through treacherous seas by a crazed captain hell-bent on hunting down the mythic White Whale. As the "great flood-gates of the wonder-world" sw...
The Model Thinker
Scott E. Page
How anyone can become a data ninja From the stock market to genomics laboratories, census figures to marketing email blasts, we are awash with data. But as anyone who has ever opened up a spreadsheet packed with seemingly infinite lines of data knows...
Models of My Life
Herbert A. Simon
In this candid and witty autobiography, Nobel laureate Herbert A. Simon looks at his distinguished and varied career, continually asking himself whether (and how) what he learned as a scientist helps to explain other aspects of his life. A brilliant...
Modern C
Jens Gustedt
introduction and reference for modern C
The Mom Test: How to Talk to Customers & Learn if Your Business Is a Good Idea When Everyone Is Lying to You
Rob Fitzpatrick
The Mom Test is a quick, practical guide that will save you time, money, and heartbreak. They say you shouldn't ask your mom whether your business is a good idea, because she loves you and will lie to you. This is technically true, but it misses the...
Money Makers: Inside the New World of Finance and Business
David Snider, Dr. Chris Howard
Money Makers illuminates the often secretive industries of the private sector that drive the modern economy. David Snider and Chris Howard draw on their interviews with top executives- such as Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase; David Rubenstein, Co...
Money: A Suicide Note
Martin Amis
London Trilogy [1]: One of Time's 100 best novels in the English language—by the acclaimed author ofLionel Asbo: State of England and London FieldsPart of Martin Amis's “London Trilogy,” along with the novel London Fields andThe Information, Money wa...
Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything
Michaels, F.S.
As human beings, we’ve always told stories: stories about who we are, where we come from, and where we’re going. Now imagine that one of those stories is taking over the others, narrowing our diversity and creating a monoculture. Because of the rise ...
Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
Joshua Foer
Foer's unlikely journey from chronically forgetful science journalist to U.S. Memory Champion frames a revelatory exploration of the vast, hidden impact of memory on every aspect of our lives. On average, people squander forty days annually compensa...
A More Beautiful Question
Warren Berger
In this groundbreaking book, journalist and innovation expert Warren Berger shows that one of the most powerful forces for igniting change in business and in our daily lives is a simple, under-appreciated tool—one that has been available to us ...
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