Growing up in suburban Detroit, David Hahn was fascinated by science, and his basement experiments—building homemade fireworks, brewing moonshine, and concocting his own self-tanning lotion—were more ambitious than those of other boys. While working on his Atomic Energy badge for the Boy Scouts, David’s obsessive attention turned to nuclear energy. Throwing caution to the wind, […]
The Complete Guide to Optimizing Systems Performance Large-scale enterprise, cloud, and virtualized computing systems have introduced serious performance challenges. Now, internationally renowned performance expert Brendan Gregg has brought together proven methodologies, tools, and metrics for analyzing and tuning even the most complex environments. Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud focuses on Linux® and Unix® performance, […]
Enterprise networks offer a wide range of new business opportunities, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises that are usually more flexible than larger companies. In order to be successful, however, performances and expected benefits have to be carefully evaluated and balanced: enterprises must ensure they become a member of the right network for the right […]
The “Castle” series is one of the strongest selling brands in the LEGO line. Sean Kenney highlights medieval castles and the knights who stand guard and keep the castles shipshape. There is also a spread featuring a joust and a battle with a dragon! LEGO adventurers will love this new offering.
This document governs the design of thin shell concrete structures, previously presented in ACI 318M-11 Chapter 19. Where required for design of thin shell concrete structures, provisions of ACI 318M are to be used to complement the provisions of this Code. Transition keys showing how the code was reorganized are provided on the ACI website […]
A BUSINESSWEEK BESTSELLER! Anyone can learn to invest wisely with this bestselling investment system! Through every type of market, William J. O’Neil’s national bestseller, How to MakeMoney in Stocks, has shown over 2 million investors the secrets to building wealth.O’Neil’s powerful CAN SLIM® Investing System—a proven 7-step process for minimizingrisk and maximizing gains—has influenced generations […]
As technology advancement has increased, so to have computational applications for forecasting, modelling and trading financial markets and information, and practitioners are finding ever more complex solutions to financial challenges. Neural networking is a highly effective, trainable algorithmic approach which emulates certain aspects of human brain functions, and is used extensively in financial forecasting allowing […]
Find tips, tricks, hacks and cheats with our ProGamer eBook guides. Play the game as a pro and beat your opponents to advance further in the game. Complete all levels with ease and find useful insight secrets from professional gamers. Become the expert with this easy to understand eBook gaming guide.
This is the user manual for AutoQ3D CAD for iPad and iPhone which it is a 2D / 3D CAD application that runs on iOS devices and it is designed to be a powerful but light CAD editor to create, edit and enhance your drawings.
You just invested a huge amount of money in a very powerful computer–so how do you use it?! Mac is arguably the best computer on the market, but if you have been a Windows user all of your life (or if you are a bit new to computers in general), then the software can be […]
Why is it important to have senior management support for a Artificial intelligence systems integration project? What are all of our Artificial intelligence systems integration domains and what do they do? Is there a recommended audit plan for routine surveillance inspections of Artificial intelligence systems integration’s gains? What management system can we use to leverage […]
FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) is an international program for kids ages 9 to 14 that combines a hands-on, interactive robotics program and research presentation with a sports-like atmosphere. Authors James Floyd Kelly and Jonathan Daudelin—both participants in numerous FIRST LEGO League competitions—have teamed up to bring coaches, teachers, parents, and students an all-in-one guide to […]
The iPad in Elementary: ELA is the first of a series of ebooks from TCEA. From device and classroom management techniques to lesson plans and app recommendations, this ebook is chock full of tips, tricks, and best practices for using the iPad to innovate teaching and learning.
For use with all versions of Linux, including Ubuntu,™ Fedora,™ openSUSE,™ Red Hat,® Debian, Mandriva, Mint, and now OS X, too! Get more done faster, and become a true Linux guru by mastering the command line!Learn from hundreds of realistic, high-quality examplesNEW! Coverage of the Mac OS X command line and its unique toolsNEW! Expert […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) offers computational methodologies for modeling systems, which can be valuable in understanding networks. In this chapter, the author examines several types of applications of these methods in exploring how the behavior of individual agents leads to outcomes across networks. For example, he considers how one system, based on a Prisoner’s Dilemma that […]
The LEGO® Technic system opens a new realm of building possibilities. Using motors, gears, pneumatics, pulleys, linkages, and more, you can design LEGO models that really move. The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder’s Guide is filled with building tips for creating strong yet elegant machines and mechanisms with the Technic system. Author Pawe? “Sariel” Kmiec will […]
New York Times best sellerWinner, James Beard Foundation Award, Best Book of the Year in American CookingWinner, IACP Julia Child First Book Award Sean Brock is the chef behind the game-changing restaurants Husk and McCrady’s, and his first book offers all of his inspired recipes. With a drive to preserve the heritage foods of the […]
Recently, a friend said to me, “Buying a new phone is a week long process. A day to buy the phone and six days to get it working the way you want it.” Oh my, who has a week to get a phone set up? You bought the iPhone 5 to make your life easier […]
Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark showcases dark LEGO masterpieces from artists around the world. From realistic sculptures of creepy crawlers to impressionist works of shadowy nightmares, this collection will leave you marveling at every turn. But dark has its lighter side, too—with sculptures of dark chocolate as well as plenty of black humor on display. Gothic […]
Do you dream of wiring up a flashing LED, experimenting with infrared detectors, or building a walking-talking robot from scratch? Do you want to understand what capacitors, oscilloscopes and transistors actually do? Then look no further! Electronics For Dummies, UK Editioncovers everything from understanding the technology behind day-to-day gadgets, to reading a schematic, getting to […]
The first edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration introduced a generation of system and network administrators to a modern IT methodology. Whether you use Linux, Unix, or Windows, this newly revised edition describes the essential practices previously handed down only from mentor to protégé. This wonderfully lucid, often funny cornucopia of information […]
Mix hundreds of thousands of LEGO bricks with dozens of artists, and what do you get? Beautiful LEGO, a compendium of LEGO artwork that showcases a stunning array of pieces ranging from incredibly lifelike replicas of everyday objects and famous monuments to imaginative renderings of spaceships, mansions, and mythical creatures. You’ll also meet the minds […]
Ray Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists, with a thirty-year track record of accurate predictions. Called “the restless genius” by The Wall Street Journal and “the ultimate thinking machine” by Forbes magazine, he was selected as one of the top entrepreneurs by Inc. magazine. Ray was the principal inventor of […]
CAN LEARNING ARABIC BE EASY AND FUN? YES. We think so. Innovative teaching methods based on the latest findings of neuroscience, and modern digital technology help students to learn faster, remember longer, and actually enjoy the process. The material is appropriate for students whose native language is English. The course will work well for students […]