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Make: Sensors: A Hands-On Primer for Monitoring the Real World with Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Tero Karvinen · O'Reilly & Associates
Pages: 377
Format: Paperback

Make: Sensors is the definitive introduction and guide to the sometimes-tricky world of using sensors to monitor the physical world. With dozens of projects and experiments for you to build, this book shows you how to build sensor projects with both Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Use Arduino...
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What Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data—Lifeblood of Big Business—and the End of Privacy as We Know It

Adam Tanner · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

The greatest threat to privacy today is not the NSA, but good-old American companies. Internet giants, leading retailers, and other firms are voraciously gathering data with little oversight from anyone.In Las Vegas, no company knows the value of data better than Caesars Entertainment....
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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 349
Format: Paperback

#1 New York Times Bestseller | Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times * The Washington Post * The Boston Globe * The Seattle Times * Esquire * Time Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction | Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction | Winner of a Books...
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LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media

P W Singer · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Two defense experts explore the collision of war, politics, and social media, where the most important battles are now only a click away. Through the weaponization of social media, the internet is changing war and politics, just as war and politics are changing the internet. Terrorists...
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Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

ZACH WEINERSMITH · Penguin Press
Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, a hilariously illustrated investigation into future technologies -- from how to fling a ship into deep space on the cheap to 3D organ printing What will the world of tomorrow be like?...
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3D Printing: Build Your Own 3D Printer and Print Your Own 3D Objects

James F Kelly · Que
Pages: 182
Format: Paperback

Want something? Print it-with your own 3D printer! Right now, you can print practically any 3D object you can imagine-from toys to gadgets to replacement parts, and beyond! All you need is a 3D printer ... and they're simpler and cheaper than you ever imagined. This full-color,...
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The Perfection of the Paper Clip: Curious Tales of Invention, Accidental Genius, and Stationery Obsession

James Ward · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

This wonderfully quirky book will change the way you look at your desk forever with stories of accidental genius, bitter rivalries, and an appreciation for everyday objects, like the humble but perfectly designed paper clip and the utilitarian, irreplaceable pencil.How many of humanity's...
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Her Body, Our Laws: On the Front Lines of the Abortion War, from El Salvador to Oklahoma

Michelle Oberman · Beacon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

With stories from the front lines, a legal scholar journeys through distinct legal climates to understand precisely why and how the war over abortion is being fought.Drawing on her years of research in El Salvador - the only country to ban abortion without exception - legal scholar Michelle...
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Make: Wearable Electronics: Design, prototype, and wear your own interactive garments

Kate Hartman · Maker Media, Inc; 1 edition
Format: Print book

What if your clothing could change color to complement your skin tone, respond to your racing heartbeat, or connect you with a loved one from afar? Welcome to the world of shoes that can dynamically shift your height, jackets that display when the next bus is coming, and neckties that can nudge...
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Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption

BENJAMIN RACHLIN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

During the last two decades, more than two thousand American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most dramatic of those cases and provides the clearest picture yet of the national scourge of wrongful conviction and of the opportunity for meaningful...
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Estate Planning Basics

DENNIS CLIFFORD · NOLO
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

This book provides concise, straightforward, and easy-to-read information about the major components of estate planning - without going into endless detail about arcane options that apply only to the wealthy. Topics include: choosing beneficiaries estate planning by parents with minor...
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3D Printing with Autodesk: Create and Print 3D Objects with 123D, AutoCAD and Inventor

John Biehler · Que Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Book

3D Printing with Autodesk   Create and Print 3D Objects with 123D, AutoCAD, and Inventor   Create amazing 3D-printable objects fast with Autodesk 123D! Imagine it. Then print it! Autodesk 123D gives you all the tools you need and its free. This easy, full-color guide will help...
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More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing

Diane Ravitch · Haymarket Books
Format: Book

For too long so-called education reformers, mostly billionaires, politicians, and others with little or no background in teaching, have gotten away with using standardized testing to punish our nations youth and educators. Now, across the country, students are walking out, parents are opting...
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Stand Your Ground: A History of America's Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense

Caroline E Light · Beacon Press
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

A history of America's Stand Your Ground gun laws, from Reconstruction to Trayvon MartinIn the aftermath of the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, conservative legislators and school administrators shocked some observers when they proposed armed "public school patrols"...
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