Computers & Technology

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A New York Times bestsellerSuperintelligence asks the questions: What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? Nick Bostrom lays the foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life. The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack....
A New York Times bestsellerSuperintelligen...
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This book is based on the classic "Walls and Mirrors" approach used in the best-selling Data Abstraction and Problem Solving with C++, and is now updated to the Java programming language. It uses the running theme of "Walls and Mirrors" to help make clear the challenging concepts of recursion (the mirrors) and data abstraction (the walls). Autho...
This book is based on the classic "Walls a...
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Data Structures and Algorithms in Java, Second Edition is designed to be easy to read and understand although the topic itself is complicated. Algorithms are the procedures that software programs use to manipulate data structures. Besides clear and simple example programs, the author includes a workshop as a small demonstration program executab...
Data Structures and Algorithms in Java, S...
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"The computer world is like an intellectual Wild West, in which you can shoot anyone you wish with your ideas, if you're willing to risk the consequences. " --from Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age, by Paul Graham We are living in the computer age, in a world increasingly designed and engineered by computer programmers and...
"The computer world is like an intellectu...
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The rousing story of the last gasp of human agency and how today’s best and brightest minds are endeavoring to put an end to it. It used to be that to diagnose an illness, interpret legal documents, analyze foreign policy, or write a newspaper article you needed a human being with specific skills—and maybe an advanced degree or two. These days, ...
The rousing story of the last gasp of huma...
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This newly expanded and updated second edition of the best-selling classic continues to take the "mystery" out of designing algorithms, and analyzing their efficacy and efficiency. Expanding on the first edition, the book now serves as the primary textbook of choice for algorithm design courses while maintaining its status as the premier practic...
This newly expanded and updated second edi...
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Michael Sipser's philosophy in writing this book is simple: make the subject interesting and relevant, and the students will learn. His emphasis on unifying computer science theory - rather than offering a collection of low-level details - sets the book apart, as do his intuitive explanations. Throughout the book, Sipser - a noted authority on t...
Michael Sipser's philosophy in writing thi...
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This version of Sedgewick's bestselling book provides a comprehensive collection of algorithms implemented in C++. The algorithms included cover a broad range of fundamental and more advanced methods: sorting, searching, string processing, geometric, graph, and mathematical algorithms. Readers will discover-in an object-oriented programming envi...
This version of Sedgewick's bestselling bo...
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The first edition won the award for Best 1990 Professional and Scholarly Book in Computer Science and Data Processing by the Association of American Publishers. This edition is no longer available. Please see the Second Edition of this title.
The first edition won the award for Best 1...
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A new edition of the essential text and professional reference, with substantial new material on such topics as vEB trees, multithreaded algorithms, dynamic programming, and edge-based flow.Some books on algorithms are rigorous but incomplete; others cover masses of material but lack rigor. Introduction to Algorithms uniquely combines rigor and ...
A new edition of the essential text and pr...
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INSIDE APPLE reveals the secret systems, tactics and leadership strategies that allowed Steve Jobs and his company to churn out hit after hit and inspire a cult-like following for its products.If Apple is Silicon Valley's answer to Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory, then author Adam Lashinsky provides readers with a golden ticket to step inside. I...
INSIDE APPLE reveals the secret systems, t...
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Operating System Concepts, now in its ninth edition, continues to provide a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. The ninth edition has been thoroughly updated to include contemporary examples of how operating systems function. The text includes content to bridge the gap between concepts and actual implementations. En...
Operating System Concepts, now in its nint...
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The bible of all fundamental algorithms and the work that taught many of today’s software developers most of what they know about computer programming. —Byte, September 1995   Countless readers have spoken about the profound personal influence of Knuth’s work. Scientists have marveled at the beauty and elegance of his analysis, while ordinary...
The bible of all fundamental algorithms a...
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In his new book, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates discusses how technology can help run businesses better today and how it will transform the nature of business in the near future. Gates stresses the need for managers to view technology not as overhead but as a strategic asset, and offers detailed examples from Microsoft, GM, Dell, and many...
In his new book, Microsoft chairman and CE...
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The origins and history of electronic intruders that includes the first written "code of ethics" of the computer underground.
The origins and history of electronic intr...
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This is the hardcover format of eBay For Dummies, 8th EditionThe leading guide for eBay buyers and sellers, updated to give you all the essentials for buying and selling on eBay More than 112 million people regularly use eBay. To find the best deals and make the best profits, you need the guidance in this book from eBay expert Marsha Collier! Wi...
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Anyone can build a blog. It�s quite easy. The difficult part is keeping it relevant, technically sound, and popular. Bloggers Boot Camp shows you how to blog for success. It teaches you how to find a niche, find your unique voice, and how to hold a conversation with an audience. It provides information on all the right tools for the blog, and it...
Anyone can build a blog. It�s quite easy. ...
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'In a very real sense, Whatever is my life's work; it's fifteen years (so far) of me thinking about what's going on in my life and in my world.'--John ScalziWhat sort of idiot spends fifteen years writing a blog? New York Times Bestselling author John Scalzi is that sort of idiot. And in those fifteen years the blog he's written, called Whatever...
'In a very real sense, Whatever is my life...
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Blogs are everywhere. They have exposed truths and spread rumors. Made and lost fortunes. Brought couples together and torn them apart. Toppled cabinet members and sparked grassroots movements. Immediate, intimate, and influential, they have put the power of personal publishing into everyone’s hands. Regularly dismissed as trivial and ephemeral,...
Blogs are everywhere. They have exposed tr...
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This is a book about freedom. Specifically the personal freedom I discovered from the wonderful world of blogging, the freedom I hope everybody will eventually discover for themselves. The freedom that, I believe, will permanently and irrevocably change the world for the better.   Having a blog, a voice, having my own media, utterly changed my l...
This is a book about freedom. Specifically...
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Grassroots journalists are dismantling Big Media's monopoly on the news, transforming it from a lecture to a conversation. Not content to accept the news as reported, these readers-turned-reporters are publishing in real time to a worldwide audience via the Internet. The impact of their work is just beginning to be felt by professional journali...
Grassroots journalists are dismantling Bi...
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Vlog Like a Boss is the complete guide to video blogging. Amy Schmittauer is the Vlog Boss. As a new media triple threat -- YouTuber, keynote speaker and author -- she coaches people to go after what they want in life and leverage online video to make it happen. Creator of the popular YouTube series Savvy Sexy Social, her channel boasts a global...
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An engrossing, insider’s account of how a teacher built one of the world’s most valuable companies—rivaling Walmart & Amazon—and forever reshaped the global economy. In just a decade and half Jack Ma, a man from modest beginnings who started out as an English teacher, founded and built Alibaba into one of the world’s largest companies, an e-...
An engrossing, insider’s account of how a ...
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A fascinating look inside the success of Linux creator Linus Torvalds reveals an "accidental" innovator to helped create the open source software movement.
A fascinating look inside the success of L...
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The seventeen-year-old author recounts how at the age of thirteen she believed she had found acceptance and love from an online companion named Mark, who was unlike her superficial peers, and recalls the devastation she experienced when she learned Mark's true identity. 22,500 first printing.
The seventeen-year-old author recounts how...
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Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career.THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD MEFrom GQ's "Nerd of the Year" to one of Time's most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the...
Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, disc...
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“It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first compu...
“It is possible to invent a single machine...
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A lively, thought-provoking memoir about how one woman "gamed" online dating sites like JDate, OKCupid and eHarmony – and met her eventual husband.After yet another online dating disaster, Amy Webb was about to cancel her JDate membership when an epiphany struck: It wasn’t that her standards were too high, as women are often told, but that she w...
A lively, thought-provoking memoir about h...
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Former hacker Kevin Poulsen has, over the past decade, built a reputation as one of the top investigative reporters on the cybercrime beat. In Kingpin, he pours his unmatched access and expertise into book form for the first time, delivering a gripping cat-and-mouse narrative—and an unprecedented view into the twenty-first century’s signature fo...
Former hacker Kevin Poulsen has, over the ...
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Written with full cooperation from top management, including cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, this is the inside story behind Google, the most successful and most admired technology company of our time, told by one of our best technology writers.Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company tha...
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In the weird glow of the dying millennium, Michael Lewis sets out on a safari through Silicon Valley to find the world's most important technology entrepreneur, the man who embodies the spirit of the coming age. He finds him in Jim Clark, who is about to create his third, separate, billion-dollar company: first Silicon Graphics, then Netscape-wh...
In the weird glow of the dying millennium,...
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“‘The Woz’ built the first [personal computer]―by hand, by himself.”―USA Today Before slim laptops that fit into briefcases, computers looked like strange vending machines, with cryptic switches and pages of encoded output. But in 1977 Steve Wozniak revolutionized the computer industry with his invention of the first personal computer. As the so...
“‘The Woz’ built the first [personal compu...
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The former CEO of Apple Computer reveals the behind-the-scenes clashes of personality and business philosophy he experienced during his seventeen months with the company
The former CEO of Apple Computer reveals t...
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Access code is available inside the back of the book.This step-by-step, highly visual text provides a comprehensive introduction to managing and maintaining computer hardware and software. Written by best-selling author and educator Jean Andrews, A+ GUIDE TO MANAGING AND MAINTAINING YOUR PC closely integrates the CompTIAA+ Exam objectives to pre...
Access code is available inside the back o...
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Computers have changed since 1981, when Tracy Kidder memorably recorded the drama, comedy, and excitement of one companys efforts to bring a new microcomputer to market. What has not changed is the feverish pace of the high-tech industry, the go-for-broke approach to business that has caused so many computer companies to win big (or go belly up)...
Computers have changed since 1981, when Tr...
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With an analytical and rigorous approach to problem solving and programming techniques, this book is oriented toward engineering. Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs emphasizes the central role played by different approaches to dealing with time in computational models. Its unique approach makes it appropriate for an introduction t...
With an analytical and rigorous approach t...
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For 25 years, Upgrading and Repairing PCs has been the world’s #1 guide to PC hardware: The single source for reliable information on troubleshooting and fixing problems, adding hardware, optimizing performance, and building new PCs. Now, better than ever, this 21st edition offers beefed-up coverage of the newest hardware innovations and mainten...
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Wouldn’t it be great to experience three-dimensional ideas in three dimensions? In this book―the first of its kind―mathematician and mathematical artist Henry Segerman takes readers on a fascinating tour of two-, three-, and four-dimensional mathematics, exploring Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries, symmetry, knots, tilings, and soap films. ...
Wouldn’t it be great to experience three-d...
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This book covers in detail the various aspects of joining materials to form parts. A conceptual overview of rapid prototyping and layered manufacturing is given,  beginning with the fundamentals so that readers can get up to speed quickly. Unusual and emerging applications such as micro-scale manufacturing, medical applications, aerospace, and r...
This book covers in detail the various asp...
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LEO the Maker Prince teaches children (both young and old) about 3D printing by following Carla and LEO's journey through Brooklyn. LEO is a walking, talking robot who has the magical ability to to print (in plastic) any object that Carla draws. The other robots have their own special capabilities: H1-H0 prints in metal, Sinclair-10 can find and...
LEO the Maker Prince teaches children (bot...
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If you're looking to master the key aspects of 3D printing, this book is for you.The 3D Printing Handbook provides practical advice on selecting the right technology and how-to design for 3D printing, based upon first-hand experience from the industry's leading experts. In this book: The mechanisms behind all major 3D printing technologies The...
If you're looking to master the key aspect...
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Cody Wilson, a self-described crypto-anarchist and rogue thinker, combines the controversial yet thrilling story of the production of the first ever 3D printable gun with a startling philosophical manifesto that gets to the heart of the twenty-first century debate over the freedom of information and ideas.Reminiscent of the classic Steal This Bo...
Cody Wilson, a self-described crypto-anarc...
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* This is the only book on the market covering 3Ds max for Architectural visualizations, one of the most common uses of 3Ds Max. * Includes quickstart tutorial sections to get the reader up and running as quickly as possible. * It will be one of the first books to come out about the new version of the product.
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This book provides students with a knowledge of complex and emerging topics in the field of Computer Graphics, including advances in rendering and new material on animation. It will enable the reader to master the fundamentals of 3D computer graphics as well as acting as a complete resource for anyone interested in 3D modelling. It provides deta...
This book provides students with a knowled...
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Pro OGRE 3D Programming offers a detailed guide to the cross-platform Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine (OGRE) 3D engine. OGRE provides an object-oriented interface to render 3D scenes. Commonly used in game creation, it can be utilized to create a variety of 3D based applications, including architectural visualization and simulations. T...
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Inside Softimage 3D is the only comprehensive book available on Softimage 3D Extreme. With a complete tutorial approach, the book starts at a basic level for new users and reaches to a professional level that provides information for producing production-quality animations. The full color presentation throughout the book makes learning this comp...
Inside Softimage 3D is the only comprehens...
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Physically Based Rendering, Second Edition, describes both the mathematical theory behind a modern photorealistic rendering system as well as its practical implementation. A method known as literate programming combines human-readable documentation and source code into a single reference that is specifically designed to aid comprehension. The re...
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Game Physics is an introduction to the ideas and techniques needed to create physically realistic 3D graphic environments. As a companion volume to Dave Eberly's industry standard 3D Game Engine Design, Game Physics shares a similar practical approach and format. Dave includes simulations to introduce the key problems involved and then gradually...
Game Physics is an introduction to the ide...
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Written by an expert in the game industry, Christer Ericson's new book is a comprehensive guide to the components of efficient real-time collision detection systems. The book provides the tools and know-how needed to implement industrial-strength collision detection for the highly detailed dynamic environments of applications such as 3D games, v...
Written by an expert in the game industry,...
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Designed to give you enough familiarity in a programming language to be immediately productive, Learning C# Programming with Unity 3D provides the basics of programming and brings you quickly up to speed. Organized into easy-to-follow lessons, the book covers how C# is used to make a game in Unity3D. After reading this book, you will be armed wi...
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