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Allen Downey

Allen Downey

Allen Downey is a Professor of Computer Science at Olin College and a former Visiting Scientist at Google, Inc.

He is the author of Think Python, Think Stats, Think Complexity, The Little Book of Semaphores, and the new work in progress Think Bayes. All are available free at

Allen is an avid runner, gardener and cook. He ran the Boston Marathon for the first time in 2011, finishing in 3:45. He lives in Needham, MA with his wife, two daughters, and two cats.


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