Mr. N. D. Jones

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (13 of 13)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 564,682 - Total Helpful Votes: 13 of 13
Dörr DAF-14 Ring Flash for Canon with E-TTL II Fla&hellip by D÷rr
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value, 24 Mar 2014
Just got one of these and it's a fraction of the price of most alternatives but still has the TTL flash control on my Canon. Amazing value and first results used with my 100mm Canon macro lens are looking very good.
Gamification by Design: Implementing Game Mechanic&hellip by Gabe Zichermann
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
This is a fascinating topic and the book contains some good material and examples, but it doesn't go into enough detail. There are only 109 pages of material on gamification plus a couple of disappointing tutorial chapters. One is a Ruby tutorial on creating a primitive game skeleton which really doesn't add anything to understanding the principles of gamification, and adds even less if you're not a Ruby programmer. Worse - and particularly disappointing - is that the book contains a second tutorial chaper on using a commercial gamification platform which is sponsored by the platform vendor. I didn't buy this book to learn how to use a commercial product, and vendor sponsorship makes me… Read more
A Field Guide to Genetic Programming by Riccardo Poli
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
The Field Guide to Genetic Programming is great. I was looking for a survey of the field and it was perfect; just the right amount of detail and lots of pointers to places to go for more information. Also, unlike many technical books, it's really well written.

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