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Mazes for Programmers
Remember when programming used to be fun? Discover the best medicine for programmer’s block, burn-out, and the grayest of days.

Numerical Brain Teasers
Get ready to have more fun with numbers than you’ve ever had before.

The Ray Tracer Challenge
Brace yourself for a fun challenge: build a photorealistic 3D renderer from scratch! It’s easier than you think.

Python Brain Teasers
Challenge your understanding of Python with 30 simple programs that will help you avoid mistakes and discover gaps in your knowledge.

Fire in the Valley, Third Edition
The definitive history of the personal computer, drawn from interviews with the people who made it happen, written by two veteran computer writers who were there from the start.

Go Brain Teasers
Learn the nuances of Go in one of the most fun and creative ways around.

Rust Brain Teasers
What better way to exercise your brain and increase your Rust programming knowledge than with a collection of dynamic brain teasers?

Good Math
From Egyptian fractions to Turing machines and everything in between, discover the beauty of numbers, logic, and computation.

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