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Book Title: Art of Doing Science and Engineering: Learning to Learn

Author: Richard R. Hamming

Book Description:

This is a book written by an intellectual giant and provides timeless advice for a successful career in engineering. Using technical content that is accessible to all engineers, Hamming discusses some of his inspirations and missed opportunities. His underlying message is that new technology and scientific progress may fundamentally change the nature of our fields -- old assumptions, processes, and ingrained research habits may become obsolete. Research success comes from recognizing, revisiting, and adapting to these changes.

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