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Sellout: How Washington Gave Away America's Technological Soul, and One Man's Fight to Bring It Home

Victoria Bruce · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of one citizen's fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense.American technological prowess used to be unrivaled. But because of globalization, and with the blessing of the U.S. government,...
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The American Idea of Home: Conversations about Architecture and Design

Bernard Friedman · University of Texas Press
Pages: 246
Format: Hardcover

"Home is an idea," Meghan Daum writes in her foreword, "a story we tell ourselves about who we are and who and what we want closest in our midst." In The American Idea of Home, documentary filmmaker Bernard Friedman interviews more than thirty leaders in the field of architecture...
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Finding Bix: The Life and Afterlife of a Jazz Legend

Brendan Wolfe · University Of Iowa Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Bix Beiderbecke was one of the first great legends of jazz. Among the most innovative cornet soloists of the 1920s and the first important white player, he invented the jazz ballad and pointed the way to "cool" jazz. But his recording career lasted just six years; he drank himself...
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Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World

Keith J Devlin · Princeton University Press
Pages: 242
Format: Hardcover

A compelling firsthand account of Keith Devlin's ten-year quest to tell Fibonacci's storyIn 2000, Keith Devlin set out to research the life and legacy of the medieval mathematician Leonardo of Pisa, popularly known as Fibonacci, whose book Liber abbaci has quite literally affected...
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The History of the Future

Edward McPherson · Coffee House Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"In The History of the Future, McPherson explores America in all its beauty and strangeness. He is funny and searching - a joy to read." - Elizabeth KolbertPraise for Edward McPherson:"Mr. McPherson is an intrepid traveler. . . a charming and literate companion, and he approaches...
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The Internet of Risky Things: Trusting the Devices That Surround Us

Sean W Smith · O'Reilly Media
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

By 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) will consist of millions of computational devices intimately connected to real-world aspects of human life. In this insightful book, Professor Sean Smith, who worked in information security long before the web appeared, explains that if we build...
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iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Christian Keur · ADDISON-WESLEY
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

Updated for Xcode 8, Swift 3, and iOS 10, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the know-how and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects...
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The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times

Christopher De Bellaigue · Liveright
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory and game-changing narrative that rewrites everything we thought we knew about the modern history of the Islamic world.With majestic prose, Christopher de Bellaigue presents an absorbing account of the political and social reformations that transformed the lands of Islam in the nineteenth...
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It's Okay About It: Lessons from a Remarkable Five-Year-Old About Living Life Wide Open

Lauren Casper · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Popular blogger Lauren Casper shares poignantly simple yet profound wisdom about removing the barriers we construct around our hearts and doing life full-on, all from the least expected source: her five-year-old son, Mareto. Five-year-old Mareto finds color and light in the ordinary happenings...
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Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biography: The Faith of a Boundary-Breaking Hero

Michael G Long · Westminster John Knox Press
Pages: 212
Format: Paperback

Jackie Robinson believed in a God who sides with the oppressed and who calls us to see one another as sisters and brothers. This faith was a powerful but quiet engine that drove and sustained him as he shattered racial barriers on and beyond the baseball diamond. Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual...
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