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The Official Ubuntu Book

Matthew Helmke · Prentice Hall
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

The Official Ubuntu Book, Ninth Edition introduces readers to Ubuntu, an cost-free open source operating system that combines the latest trends in style and usability with solid, stable technology, and by default includes all the basic productivity packages you need for most people's...
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iPad For Seniors For Dummies

Nancy Muir · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

The easy way for seniors to master the iPad - updated for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3! Buying and getting started with an iPad or iPad Mini can be intimidating for people of any age, but it doesn't have to be. This new edition of iPad For Seniors For Dummies provides straightforward, easy-to-understand...
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The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

Kevin Mitnick · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 309
Format: Hardcover

Be online without leaving a trace.Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand.In this explosive yet practical book, Kevin...
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The Internet Is Not the Answer

Andrew Keen · Atlantic Monthly Press
Format: Hardcover

The Internet, created during the Cold War, has now ushered in one of the greatest shifts in society since the Industrial Revolution. There are many positive ways in which the Internet has contributed to the world, but as a society we are less aware of the Internets deeply negative effects...
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Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and Speculation

Terri Favro · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation -- from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov's seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence are predicted to merge. Beginning with a childhood informed by pop-culture...
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Blogging For Dummies

Amy Lupold Bair · Wiley
Pages: 390
Format: Paperback

The best book on blogging, updated and better than ever! The blogosphere keeps changing and evolving, and so does this top blogging guide. A terrific book whether you're just starting out or are already blogging regularly, this book provides solid information on blogging basics, the anatomy...
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World of Warcraft: Ultimate Visual Guide, Updated and Expanded

Kathleen Pleet · DK Publishing
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Welcome to the realm of Azeroth. Shaped by titans, ruled by ancient magic. Beset by demons and earth-shattering cataclysms. Where good, evil, the living, and the undead battle for supremacy.Created in close collaboration with Blizzard, World of Warcraft®: The Ultimate Visual Guide, Updated...
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Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History

Thomas Rid · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A sweeping history of our deep entanglement with technology.As lives offline and online merge even more, it's easy to forget how we got here. Rise of the Machines reclaims the spectacular story of cybernetics, a control theory of man and machine. In a history that unpacks one of the twentieth...
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AIQ: How People and Machines Are Smarter Together

Nicholas G Polson · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"There comes a time in the life of a subject when someone steps up and writes the book about it. AIQ explores the fascinating history of the ideas that drive this technology of the future and demystifies the core concepts behind it; the result is a positive and entertaining look at the great...
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Guide to Discrete Mathematics: An Accessible Introduction to the History, Theory, Logic and Applications

Gerard O'Regan · Springer
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

This stimulating textbook presents a broad and accessible guide to the fundamentals of discrete mathematics, highlighting how the techniques may be applied to various exciting areas in computing. The text is designed to motivate and inspire the reader, encouraging further study in this...
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Photoshop Elements 15 For Dummies

BARBARA OBERMEIER · JOHN WILEY & SONS
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The top-selling guide to Photoshop Elements - updated for Photoshop Elements 15 No matter if you're a photo-editing newbie or an old hat looking for new tricks, Photoshop Elements 15 For Dummies offers photographers of all skill levels the power to turn run-of-the-mill digital pictures...
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The Librarian's Nitty Gritty Guide to Content Marketing

Laura Solomon · ALA Editions
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

What is content marketing? Simply put, it's the most effective way to increase your value to customers. When you deliver content that library users find useful and relevant, you give a compelling answer to their question, What's in it for me? Author of the best-selling book The Librarian's...
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Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Brian Christian · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives, helping to solve common decision-making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mindAll our lives are constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set of problems....
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The Selfie Generation: How Our Self Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture

Alicia Eler · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Whether it's Kim Kardashian uploading picture after picture to Instagram or your roommate posting a mid-vacation shot to Facebook, selfies receive mixed reactions. But are selfies more than, as many critics lament, a symptom of a self-absorbed generation? Digital native Alicia Eler's...
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The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity

Byron Reese · Atria Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

As we approach a great turning point in history when technology is poised to redefine what it means to be human, The Fourth Age offers fascinating insight into AI, robotics, and their extraordinary implications for our species.In The Fourth Age, Byron Reese makes the case that technology...
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