RE: Astoundingly good technical writing: Who Is Fourier?

Subject: RE: Astoundingly good technical writing: Who Is Fourier?
From: Matthew Horn <mhorn -at- macromedia -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 12:17:14 -0400


I am not sure of the tech writer tie-in, but every chance I get I try to pimp the following book because it really helped me get a layman's grasp on some complicated math stuff:

Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man
by John Allen Paulos



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There are a couple of excellent books that I have read that explain very
complicated information in straight-forward, simple language.

A brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking (black holes)

The Elegant Universe - Brian Greene (superstring theory)

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