Reading / Language

An incomplete but summarizing list of items I would recommend, always a work in progress:

Knoll, Radiation and Detectors
Lamarsh, Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Theory
C.L.R.S., Introduction to Algorithms (first ten chapters)
Sakurai, Modern Quantum Mechanics
Bertsekas and Tsiksiklis, Introduction to Probability
MySQL, Javascript, & pHp, OReilly Publishing

Savitzky, Golay; Methods for Filtering

Godel, Escher, Bach by Hofstader
Infinite Jest by Wallace
The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
Variety of Stephen King
The Foundation Series by Issac Asimov (The middle three trilogy)
The Very Best Men by Evan Thomas
Ringworld by Larry Niven
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Almost every issue of TIME magazine since 2010
A mix of WIRED since 2015
Nuclear News
El Pais (Refreshs my Spanish literacy)
HackerNews (Y Combinator news aggregator)

One of my hobbies is language learning and study:
English: Native Speaker
Spanish: Student since high school, traveled to Mexico city in 2017.
German: Old family language, I call my grandmother 'nana' and grandfather 'papa'
Russian: Translating for reading some old nuclear documents and interpretation
Japanese: 日本語ははなしえるますか? I went to Tokyo in June 2018. I try to practice with my friends often.

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