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kevinrutherford

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I loving walking in the great UK outdoors -- usually in the Scottish highlands or (more usually) in and around the Peak District, which is close to where I live. I read a lot of police procedurals and books about software development.

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The Joy of Abstraction (2022, Cambridge University Press) 4 stars

Mathematician and popular science author Eugenia Cheng is on a mission to show you that …

A very good introduction to category theory

4 stars

This book reminded me of why I was so excited by category theory as an undergraduate. And because of that I found it to be a gripping read.

The only aspect lacking for me: I would have really liked a chapter exploring the connections that category theory has enabled, and the problems that have been solved as a result. But this excellent book has nonetheless fired me up to go and find those for myself.

The Joy of Abstraction (2022, Cambridge University Press) 4 stars

Mathematician and popular science author Eugenia Cheng is on a mission to show you that …

A very good introduction to category theory

4 stars

This book reminded me of why I was so excited by category theory as an undergraduate. And because of that I found it to be a gripping read.

The only aspect lacking for me: I would have really liked a chapter exploring the connections that category theory has enabled, and the problems that have been solved as a result. But this excellent book has nonetheless fired me up to go and find those for myself.