ICICS/CS Reading Room : Kindle eReaders

Kindles can be signed out for 2 weeks. No renewals. You must provide a current UBC card.

Kindle #1 is a Kindle Paperwhite. Kindle #2 is a Kindle Paperwhite.They are pre-loaded with the eBook titles listed below. Do not download or upload to these eReaders. Do not attempt to access the account or make purchases from these eReaders.

Kindle #3 is a Kindle Touch. You may upload to this eReader. Delete any files and sign out from all accounts before returning.

The Kindle Fire tablet can be used in the Reading Room only. This tablet is pre-loaded with the eBook titles listed below. Do not download or upload to this tablet. Do not attempt to access the account or make purchases from this device.

The following eBooks are available on Kindle #1 & #2 and the Kindle Fire:
  • 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions: Sixth Edition / Ron Fry
  • 500 Social Media Marketing Tips: Essential Advice, Hints and Strategy for Business: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, Snapchat, and More! / Andrew Macarthy
  • After On: A Novel of Silicon Valley / Rob Reid
  • Alan Turing: The Enigma / Andrew Hodges
  • Algorithmic Puzzles / Anany Levitin
  • Algorithms Unlocked / Thomas H. Cormen
  • Anathem / Neal Stephenson
  • The Architecture of Open Source Applications, Volume II: Structure, Scale, and a Few More Fearless Hacks / Greg Wilson
  • The Architecture of Open Source Applications / Robert Chansler
  • Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error / Kathryn Schulz
  • Big Data Now: Current Perspectives from O'Reilly Radar / O'Reilly Radar Team
  • The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect / Judea Pearl
  • Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School / John Medina
  • College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students / Jeffrey J. Selingo
  • Coming Soon Enough: Six Tales of Technology’s Future / Nancy Kress
  • Complexity: A Guided Tour / Melanie Mitchell
  • Confessions of a Public Speaker / Scott Berkun
  • Cracking Programming Interviews: 350 Questions with Solutions / Sergei Nakariakov
  • Data Science for Business: What You Need to Know about Data Mining and Data-Analytic Thinking / Foster Provost
  • The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Modeling / Ralph Kimball
  • Digital Leader: 5 Simple Keys to Success and Influence / Erik Qualman
  • Disruptive Innovation: The Christensen Collection (The Innovator's Dilemma, The Innovator's Solution, The Innovator's DNA, and Harvard Business Review ... Will You Measure Your Life?") (4 Items) / Clayton M. Christensen
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us / Daniel H. Pink
  • The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction, Second Edition / Trevor Hastie
  • Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future / Ashlee Vance
  • Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are / Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
  • Final Jeopardy: The Story of Watson, the Computer That Will Transform Our World / Stephen Baker
  • Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets / Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age / Cathy N. Davidson
  • Getting Started with MakerBot / Bre Pettis
  • Getting Started with Raspberry Pi / Matt Richardson
  • The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement / Eliyahu M. Goldratt
  • Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age / Paul Graham
  • How Linux Works, 2nd Edition: What Every Superuser Should Know / Brian Ward
  • How to Study: Seventh Edition / Ron Fry
  • In Search of Certainty: The Science of Our Information Infrastructure / Mark Burgess
  • An Introduction to Parallel Programming / Peter Pacheco
  • An Introduction to Programming in Go / Caleb Doxsey
  • Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience / Jeff Gothelf
  • The LION Way: Machine Learning plus Intelligent Optimization / Roberto Battiti
  • Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management / Scott Berkun
  • Making Things See: 3D vision with Kinect, Processing, Arduino, and MakerBot / Greg Borenstein
  • The Manual of Scientific Style: A Guide for Authors, Editors, and Researchers / Harold Rabinowitz
  • Mining of Massive Datasets / Jure Leskovec
  • The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition) / Frederick P. Brooks
  • The Myths of Innovation / Scott Berkun
  • On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction / William Zinsser
  • The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less, Revised Edition / Barry Schwartz
  • The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development / Chad Fowler
  • Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition / Paul Scherz
  • Programming Algorithms: Problems and Solutions / Lin Quan
  • Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job (2nd ed) / John Mongan
  • Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job (3rd ed) / John Mongan
  • Programming Language Pragmatics / Michael L. Scott
  • Python Machine Learning / Sebastian Raschka
  • Reach for Tomorrow (Arthur C. Clarke Collection: Short Stories) / Arthur C. Clarke
  • Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction / Richard S. Sutton
  • Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science / Michael Nielsen
  • Resource Revolution: How to Capture the Biggest Business Opportunity in a Century / Stefan Heck
  • Rethinking the Internet of Things: A Scalable Approach to Connecting Everything / Francis daCosta
  • Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works / Ash Maurya
  • Scientific Papers and Presentations / Martha Davis
  • The Silent Intelligence - The Internet of Things / Daniel Kellmereit
  • Social Media for Academics / Mark Carrigan
  • SQL and Relational Theory: How to Write Accurate SQL Code / C. J. Date
  • Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide / Alex Reinhart
  • SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance / Steven D. Levitt
  • Think Like A Freak / Steven D. Levitt
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow / Daniel Kahneman
  • Top 20 coding interview problems asked in Google with solutions: Algorithmic Approach / Lin Quan
  • Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age / B. Jack Copeland
  • Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.5 / Daniel Greenfeld
  • Understanding Social Networks: Theories, Concepts, and Findings / Charles Kadushin
  • The Way to Go: A Thorough Introduction to the Go Programming Language / Ivo Balbaert
  • What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions / Randall Munroe
  • Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years / Tom Standage

Kindle #1 (Kindle Paperwhite) also has the following titles:

  • Database Management Systems, Third Edition / Raghu Ramakrishnan

Kindle #2 (Kindle Paperwhite) also has the following titles:



The Kindle Fire #1 (Kindle Fire HDX 8.9”) also has the following titles:
  • Algorithms / Sanjoy Dasgupta
  • Algorithms / Sedgewick
  • Algorithms Illuminated: Part 1: The Basics / Tim Roughgarden
  • Bayesian Methods for Hackers: Probabilistic Programming and Bayesian Inference
  • Coding the Matrix: Linear Algebra through Computer Science Applications / Philip Klein
  • Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications / Richard Szeliski
  • Data Just Right: Introduction to Large-Scale Data & Analytics
  • Database Management Systems, Third Edition / Raghu Ramakrishnan
  • The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System
  • Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design
  • Design Patterns in Ruby
  • Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software
  • Effective C++: 55 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs
  • Effective Java
  • Effective JavaScript: 68 Specific Ways to Harness the Power of JavaScript
  • Effective Objective-C 2.0: 52 Specific Ways to Improve Your iOS and OS X Programs
  • Effective Python: 59 Specific Ways to Write Better Python
  • Elemental Design Patterns
  • The Essence of Software Engineering: Applying the SEMAT Kernel
  • The Go Programming Language Phrasebook
  • The Go Programming Language
  • How Google Tests Software
  • Introduction to Programming in Python: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Java for Programmers
  • The Java Tutorial: A Short Course on the Basics
  • More Effective C#: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your C#
  • Patterns-Based Engineering: Successfully Delivering Solutions via Patterns
  • PHP Advanced and Object-Oriented Programming: Visual QuickPro Guide
  • Programming in Go: Creating Applications for the 21st Century
  • Programming Pearls
  • R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics
  • The Rails 4 Way

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