No computers will be found in this book. If the idea of a computer science book without computers upsets you, please close your eyes until you’ve finished reading the rest of this page. The truth is that computer science is not really about the computer. It is just a tool to help you see ideas more clearly. You can see the moon and stars without a telescope, smell the flowers without a fluoroscope, have fun without a funoscope, and be silly sans oscilloscope. You can also play with computer science without... you-know-what. Ideas are the real stuff of computer science. This book is about those ideas, and how to find them.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - atreic - LibraryThing
This is the Phantom Tollbooth but for Computer Science. It's not perfect, but it's very good fun - Lauren meets the jargons, and a travelling salesman, meets Brutus Force building his tower one brick ... Read full review
LAUREN IPSUM: A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable ThingsUser Review - Kirkus
A lost girl travels through a fantastical Alice in Wonderland-esque world filled with The Phantom Tollbooth-like computer-programming metaphors.After an argument with her mother, Lauren Ipsum goes for ... Read full review