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Nari Ward: We the People

Gary Carrion-Murayari · Phaidon Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A critical examination of the work of one of the most significant and original sculptors and installation artists living today Jamaican-born Nari Ward is best known for his large-scale sculptures and installations, many of which are created from unexpected materials collected around his urban...
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The Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generation

Michael Cassutt · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

"The real book about the manned space program would be a book about George Abbey." - Richard Truly, former astronaut and Administrator of NASA One of the most elusive and controversial figures in NASA's history, George W. S. Abbey was called "the Dark Lord," "the...
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Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

Safiya Umoja Noble · NYU Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A revealing look at how negative biases against women of color are embedded in search engine results and algorithms Run a Google search for "black girls" - what will you find? "Big Booty" and other sexually explicit terms are likely to come up as top search terms. But,...
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The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World

Sharon Weinberger · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--the most authoritative account we have of the Pentagon agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly sixty years. Founded in 1958 in response to the launch of Sputnik, DARPA has been responsible for countless...
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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Sarah Scoles · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, "Are we alone?" A brilliant examination of the science behind the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and its pioneer, Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the main character in Carl Sagan's Contact. Jill Tarter...
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The Art and Making of Aladdin

Emily Zemler · Insight Editions
Pages: 156
Format: Hardcover

The Art and Making of Aladdin offers the ultimate behind-the-scenes look into the 2019 live-action adaptation of the Disney classic Aladdin.Filled with striking imagery and fascinating behind-the-scenes details, The Art and Making of Aladdin examines the creation of Disney's latest...
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The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human

Adam Piore · Ecco
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

For millennia, humans have tried - and often failed - to master nature and transcend our limits. But this has started to change. The new scientific frontier is the human body: the greatest engineers of our generation have turned their sights inward, and their work is beginning to revolutionize...
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64 Geeks: The Brains That Shaped our World

Chas Newkey-Burden · Ilex Press
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

See the greatest minds in history like never before; rendered in the greatest way imaginable: 8-bit pixel art! This book celebrates the 64 Best. Brains. Ever; the geeks who each played an essential part in taking humanity from mud huts to the world we live in today.Discover more than you knew...
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Networking All-in-One For Dummies

LOWE. · For Dummies
Pages: 912
Format: Paperback

Becoming a master of networking has never been easier Whether you're in charge of a small network or a large network, Networking All-in-One is full of the information you'll need to set up a network and keep it functioning. Fully updated to capture the latest Windows 10 releases through...
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The Poverty of Privacy Rights

Khiara M Bridges · Stanford Law Books
Pages: 279
Format: Hardcover

The Poverty of Privacy Rights makes a simple, controversial argument: Poor mothers in America have been deprived of the right to privacy. The U.S. Constitution is supposed to bestow rights equally. Yet the poor are subject to invasions of privacy that can be perceived as gross demonstrations...
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Secret Weapons of World War II

William Breuer · Chartwell Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In Secret Weapons of World War II, first-class historian, William Breuer, chronicles the clandestine battles that occurred between the brilliant scientists and codebreakers of the Allies and the Axis powers.Here are the extraordinary tales behind the ingenious weapons and technological...
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Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy

Russell Gold · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The author of The Boom, "the best all-around book yet on fracking" (San Francisco Chronicle) , turns his attention to renewable energy pioneer Michael Skelly, whose innovations, struggle, and persistence represent the groundbreaking changes underway in American energy.The United...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018, Trade Edition

Old Farmer's Almanac · Old Farmer's Almanac
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

It's another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer's Almanac, America's oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," the Almanac has been...
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Trustee's Legal Companion, The: A Step-by-Step Guide to Administering a Living Trust

Liza Weiman Hanks · Nolo
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Serving as the trustee of a living trust after someone has died can be a big task -- and you probably wonder just where you're supposed to start. The Trustee's Legal Companion contains the help you need to get organized, get moving, and do a good job. You'll learn how to: decide...
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Iconic Buildings: An Illustrated Guide to the World's Most Remarkable Architecture

STUDIO ESINAM. · Universe
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

This charmingly illustrated volume showcases iconic structures from the world's most important and most architecturally interesting cities - sure to appeal to amateur enthusiasts, aspiring architects, and even professionals. This book presents unique visual profiles of the most iconic...
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