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Computer Science from the Bottom Up — A free, online book designed to teach computer science from the bottom end up. Topics covered include binary and binary logic, operating systems internals, toolchain fundamentals and system library fundamentals.

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John Sundman

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Dave on Earth

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Zero Sum Game

SL Huang

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The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture

Melanie Dulong De Rosnay and Juan Carlos De Martin

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Melanie Dulong De Rosnay and Juan Carlos De Martin

23rd Century Romance

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Jake Hartnell
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Flatland

Edwin A. Abbott

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Edwin A. Abbott
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Complex Predicates

Stefan Müller

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Stefan Müller

Feeding the City

Sara Roncaglia

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Sara Roncaglia

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Leanne Brown

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Leanne Brown

The Open Book

Kaitlyn Braybrooke et al.

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Pirate Cinema

Cory Doctorow

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