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The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will...

 

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The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future by Vivek Wadhwa, Alex Salkever A computer beats the reigning human champion of Go, a game harder than chess. Another is composing classical music. Labs are creating life-forms from synthetic DNA. A doctor designs an artificial trachea, uses a 3D printer to produce it, and implants it and saves a child's life.Astonishing technological advances like these are arriving in increasing numbers. Scholar and entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa uses this book to alert us to dozens of them and raise important questions about what they may mean for us.Breakthroughs such as personalized genomics, self-driving vehicles, drones, and artificial intelligence could make our lives healthier, safer, and easier. But the same technologies raise the specter of a frightening, alienating future: eugenics, a jobless economy, complete loss of privacy, and ever-worsening economic inequality. As Wadhwa puts it, our choices will determine if our future is Star Trek or Mad Max. Wadhwa offers us three questions to ask about every emerging technology: Does it have the potential to benefit everyone equally? What are its risks and rewards? And does it promote autonomy or dependence? Looking at a broad array of advances in this light, he emphasizes that the future is up to us to createthat even if our hands are not on the wheel, we will decide the driverless car's destination.
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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

 

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New York Times -Best SellerHow will Artificial Intelligence affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more than any other technology&mdash-and there&rsquo-s nobody better qualified or situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark, an MIT professor who&rsquo-s helped mainstream research on how to keep AI beneficial. - How can we grow our prosperity through automation without leaving people lacking income or purpose? What career advice should we give today&rsquo-s kids? How can we make future AI systems more robust, so that they do what we want without crashing, malfunctioning or getting hacked? Should we fear an arms race in lethal autonomous weapons? Will machines eventually outsmart us at all tasks, replacing humans on the job market and perhaps altogether? Will AI help life flourish like never before or give us more power than we can handle? - What sort of future do you want? This book empowers you to join what may be the most important conversation of our time. It doesn&rsquo-t shy away from the full range of viewpoints or from the most controversial issues&mdash-from superintelligence to meaning, consciousness and the ultimate physical limits on life in the cosmos.
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How to Build a Billion Dollar App

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BUILDING AN APP-BASED BUSINESS - NOW REVISED AND UPDATED FOR 2017. 'A must read for anyone who wants to start a mobile app business' Riccardo Zacconi, founder and CEO King Digital (maker of Candy Crush Saga) . 'A fascinating deep dive into the world of billion-dollar apps. Essential reading for anyone trying to build the next must-have app' Michael Acton Smith, Founder and CEO, Mind Candy. Apps have changed the way we communicate, shop, play, interact and travel and their phenomenal popularity has presented possibly the biggest business opportunity in history.In How to Build a Billion Dollar App, serial tech entrepreneur George Berkowski gives you exclusive access to the secrets behind the success of the select group of apps that have achieved billion-dollar success.Berkowski draws exclusively on the inside stories of the billion-dollar app club members, including Instagram, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Candy Crush and Uber to provide all the information you need to create your own spectacularly successful mobile business. He guides you through each step, from an idea scribbled on the back of an envelope, through to finding a cofounder, building a team, attracting (and keeping) millions of users, all the way through to juggling the pressures of being CEO of a billion-dollar company (and still staying ahead of the competition).If you've ever dreamed of quitting your nine to five job to launch your own company, you're a gifted developer, seasoned entrepreneur or just intrigued by mobile technology, How to Build a Billion Dollar App will show you what it really takes to create your own billion-dollar, mobile business.
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Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids - and How t...

by Kardaras Nicholas

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Weve all seen them: kids hypnotically staring at glowing screens in restaurants, in playgrounds and in friends' housesand the numbers are growing. Like a virtual scourge, the illuminated glowing facesthe Glow Kidsare multiplying. But at what cost? Is this just a harmless indulgence or fad like some sort of digital hula-hoop? Some say that glowing screens might even be good for kidsa form of interactive educational tool. Dont believe it. In Glow Kids, Dr. Nicholas Kardaras will examine how technologymore specifically, age-inappropriate screen tech, with all of its glowing ubiquityhas profoundly affected the brains of an entire generation. Brain imaging research is showing that stimulating glowing screens are as dopaminergic (dopamine activating) to the brains pleasure center as sex. And a growing mountain of clinical research correlates screen tech with disorders like ADHD, addiction, anxiety, depression, increased aggression, and even psychosis. Most shocking of all, recent brain imaging studies conclusively show that excessive screen exposure can neurologically damage a young persons developing brain in the same way that cocaine addiction can. Kardaras will dive into the sociological, psychological, cultural, and economic factors involved in the global tech epidemic with one major goal: to explore the effect all of our wonderful shiny new technology is having on kids. Glow Kids also includes an opt-out letter and a "quiz" for parents in the back of the book.
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The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Net...

by Ramo Joshua Cooper

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER Winner of the getAbstract 17th International Book Award A McKinsey Top Recommended CEO Summer ReadOne of Inc.'s Top Business Books of 2016 From the author of the international bestseller THE AGE OF THE UNTHINKABLE comes a powerful new story of revolution and riches in a connected age.Endless terror. Refugee waves. An unfixable global economy. Surprising election results. New billion-dollar fortunes. Miracle medical advances. What if they were all connected? What if you could understand why? The Seventh Sense examines the historic force now shaking our world--and explains how our leaders, our businesses, and each of us can master it.All around us now we are surrounded by events that are difficult to understand. But every day, new figures and forces emerge that seem to have mastered this tumultuous age. Sometimes these are the leaders of the most earthshaking companies of our time, accumulating billion-dollar fortunes. Or they are successful investors or our best generals. Other times, however, quick success is going to terrorists, rebels, and figures intent on chaos. What if we could know the secret of those who can make sense of this age? What if we could apply it to the questions that worry us most?In this groundbreaking book, Joshua Cooper Ramo, author of the international bestseller The Age of the Unthinkable, introduces a powerful way of seeing the world. The Seventh Sense is the story of what all of today's successful figures see and feel--forces that are invisible to most of us but explain everything from explosive technological change to uneasy political ripples. The secret to power now is understanding our new age of networks--not merely the Internet but also networks of trade and DNA and finance. Based on his years of advising generals, CEOs, and politicians, Ramo takes us into the opaque heart of our world's rapidly connected systems and teaches us what the victors of this age know--and what the losers are not yet seeing.But The Seventh Sense won't merely change the way you see the world. It will also give you the power to change it.
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Digital Play: The Interaction of Technology, Culture, and Marketi...

 

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Digital Play offers a critical analysis of interactive media. Inspired by the work of Raymond Williams, the book traces the development of video gaming from its humble origins in hacker circles to its current status as a $20 billion global cultural industry. Stephen Kline, Nick Dyer-Witheford, and Greig de Peuter systematically debunk cyber-guru optimism about globally networked digital communications by analysing the management practices of the corporations that designed and marketed video games to youthful audiences. They reveal that the ascent of this new communications industry has been anything but smooth and inevitable. From Atari to Microsoft, Space Invaders to The Sims, the authors uncover the successive crises that forced game makers, faced with constant instabilities in the global entertainment sector, to become increasingly innovative.
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How Google Works

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Seasoned Google execs Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg provide an insider's guide to Google-from the business history and corporate strategy to developing a new managment philosophy and creating a workplace culture where innovation and creativity thrive.Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google over a decade ago as proven technology executives. At the time, the company was already well-known for doing things differently, reflecting the visionary-and frequently contrarian-principles of founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. If Eric and Jonathan were going to succeed, they realized they would have to relearn everything they thought they knew about management and business.Today, Google is a global icon that regularly pushes the boundaries of innovation in a variety of fields. How Google Works is an entertaining, page-turning primer containing lessons that Eric and Jonathan learned as they helped build the company. The authors explain how technology has shifted the balance of power from companies to consumers, and that the only way to succeed in this ever-changing landscape is to create superior products and attract a new breed of multifaceted employees whom Eric and Jonathan dub "smart creatives." Covering topics including corporate culture, strategy, talent, decision-making, communication, innovation, and dealing with disruption, the authors illustrate management maxims ("Consensus requires dissension," "Exile knaves but fight for divas," "Think 10X, not 10%") with numerous insider anecdotes from Google's history, many of which are shared here for the first time.In an era when everything is speeding up, the best way for businesses to succeed is to attract smart-creative people and give them an environment where they can thrive at scale. How Google Works explains how to do just that.
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Teachers Discovering Computers : Integrating Technology and Digit...

 

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Teachers Discovering Computers : Integrating Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom 6TH EDITION by G. Shelly, T. Cashman, R. Gunter and G. Gunter. Course Technology, Inc.,2010
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Information Technology and Women

 

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Women have been involved in computers since computers were first envisioned. They are present in all facets of computing and information technology. Despite this, their presence is comparatively small in these fields. It has also been claimed that there is a growing demand for IT workers with leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills in order to combat the general drop in worker retention and ineffective training. Cyberfeminism and the debates around what cyberfeminism is have been around since the mid 1990s. It is a feminism that goes above looking at the impact of new information communication technologies (ICTs) for women to recognize that computers, cyberspace and ICTs are all unavoidable aspects in our lives and have meaningful impact on us. Despite the growing number of women online, the content and culture of the internet remain male-dominated. Young women exploring the internet often encounter hateful material, violence, sexism, homophobia, racism, pornography, etc., which may cause discomfort and make the internet an unwelcome place for some.
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History of Semiconductor Engineering

 

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This book provides a unique account of the history of integrated circuit, the microelectronics industry and the people involved in the development of transistor and integrated circuit. In this richly illustrated account the author argues that the group of inventors was much larger than originally thought. This is a personal recollection providing the first comprehensive behind-the-scenes account of the history of the integrated circuit.

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CBAP / CCBA Certified Business Analysis Study Guide

 

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A must-have resource for anyone preparing for the version 2.0 of the CBAP exam As organizations look to streamline their production models, the need for qualified and certified business analysts is growing. The Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) certification is the only certification for this growing field and this study guide is an essential step towards preparation for the CBAP exam. With this resource, you?ll benefit from coverage of both the CBAP as well as the CCBA (Certification in Competency in Business Analysis) exam. Each chapter covers the Business Analysis standards and best practices and includes a list of exam topics covered, followed by in-depth discusses of those objectives. Real-world, hands-on scenarios help take the learning process a step further. Covers Version 2 of the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK). Offers invaluable preparation for both the CBAP and CCBA exams. Includes a list of exam topics and presents detailed discussions of each objective. Features real-world scenarios, best practices, key terms, and a wide range of helpful topics that will prepare you for taking the exams. Shares practice exam questions, topic summaries, and exam tips and tricks, all aimed at providing a solid foundation for achieving exam success. This valuable study guide provides you with the preparation you need to confidently take the CBAP and CCBA exams.
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Priming the Pump: How TRS-80 Enthusiasts Helped Spark the PC Revo...

 

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Although people persist in crediting Apple or IBM with inventing personal computing, the idea was in the ether much earlier. In the early 1970s, electronic hobbyists began tinkering with the new microchips and this spawned a modest business in mail-order computer kits. Hand-built, these computers required patience, skill, and a burning desire to learn arcane programming techniques.The computer that brought a wider audience to personal computing was the TRS-80 Model I, introduced by Tandy Corporation in August 1977. It was the first complete mass market, off-the-shelf microcomputer that anyone could buy for $599.95. And it was available at 3500 Radio Shack stores nationwide.Introduction of the TRS-80 meant, for the first time, anyone could experiment with software and affordably use word processing, spreadsheets, accounting, database and other applications... except for one thing: there weren't any programs. So, of necessity, new computer owners became programmers, and enterprising individuals working in basements and garages created the software everyone wanted. Many of them had never done any programming before. The authors were part of a community of entrepreneurs who sold software for the TRS-80. Besides telling their own story, they also collected stories from key innovators from that era, including some who had never been interviewed before about their contributions to computing. The technology that originated with these amazing microcomputer pioneers went on to change life in fundamental ways, and their stories are the heart of this book.There were programmers who created fabulous games like Dancing Demon, Microchess, Oregon Trail and the Scott Adams Adventures- there were rivals who created five different Disk Operating Systems for the TRS-80 and one man's fight with Tandy over who owned the code- there were scam artists who offered products that were too good to be true, and brilliant visionaries who were first with software features later "-invented"- by big companies with more money but not more talent. The authors relate how Don French, a computer hobbyist who worked for Radio Shack at the time, suggested to his bosses that they capitalize on the latest craze, home-built computers. Radio Shack took a chance and hired young Steve Leininger away from Silicon Valley and told him to build a machine they could sell cheap. Working alone in an old saddle factory in Fort Worth, he built the first TRS-80- its total development costs were less than $150,000. Author David Welsh was one of those self-taught computer-buyer/programmers. He created a word processor, Lazy Writer, and, working with his wife Theresa, sold copies worldwide to enthusiastic fans who were eager to ditch their typewriters. This was before Microsoft was a household word, when software was new and exciting and everyone was learning. Software generally had only one author, and programmers were proud of their work- some became stars. David and Thesesa Welsh, who lived through it all, have captured the defining moments and excitement of this era, with the untold stories from the microcomputer pioneers whose efforts and love for their "-trash-80"- helped spark the PC revolution that followed.
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Google Analytics Breakthrough: From Zero to Business Impact

 

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A complete, start-to-finish guide to Google Analytics instrumentation and reporting. Google Analytics Breakthrough is a much-needed comprehensive resource for the world's most widely adopted analytics tool. Designed to provide a complete, best-practices foundation in measurement strategy, implementation, reporting, and optimization, this book systematically demystifies the broad range of Google Analytics features and configurations. Throughout the end-to-end learning experience, you'll sharpen your core competencies, discover hidden functionality, learn to avoid common pitfalls, and develop next-generation tracking and analysis strategies so you can understand what is helping or hindering your digital performance and begin driving more success. Google Analytics Breakthrough offers practical instruction and expert perspectives on the full range of implementation and reporting skills: Learn how to campaign-tag inbound links to uncover the email, social, PPC, and banner/remarketing traffic hiding as other traffic sources and to confidently measure the ROI of each marketing channel. Add event tracking to capture the many important user interactions that Google Analytics does not record by default, such as video plays, PDF downloads, scrolling, and AJAX updates. Master Google Tag Manager for greater flexibility and process control in implementation. Set up goals and Enhanced Ecommerce tracking to measure performance against organizational KPIs and configure conversion funnels to isolate drop-off. Create audience segments that map to your audience constituencies, amplify trends, and help identify optimization opportunities. Populate custom dimensions that reflect your organization, your content, and your visitors so Google Analytics can speak your language. Gain a more complete view of customer behavior with mobile app and cross-device tracking. Incorporate related tools and techniques: third-party data visualization, CRM integration for long-term value and lead qualification, marketing automation, phone conversion tracking, usability, and A/B testing. Improve data storytelling and foster analytics adoption in the enterprise. Millions of organizations have installed Google Analytics, including an estimated 67 percent of Fortune 500 companies, but deficiencies plague most implementations, and inadequate reporting practices continue to hinder meaningful analysis. By following the strategies and techniques in Google Analytics Breakthrough, you can address the gaps in your own still set, transcend the common limitations, and begin using Google Analytics for real competitive advantage. Critical contributions from industry luminaries such as Brian Clifton, Tim Ash, Bryan and Jeffrey Eisenberg, and Jim Sterne and a foreword by Avinash Kaushik enhance the learning experience and empower you to drive consistent, real-world improvement through analytics.
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Hacking Growth: How Today's Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Break...

 

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The definitive playbook by the pioneers of Growth Hacking, one of the hottest business methodologies in Silicon Valley and beyond. It seems hard to believe today, but there was a time when Airbnb was the best-kept secret of travel hackers and couch surfers, Pinterest was a niche web site frequented only by bakers and crafters, LinkedIn was an exclusive network for C-suite executives and top-level recruiters, Facebook was MySpace&rsquo-s sorry step-brother, and Uber was a scrappy upstart that didn&rsquo-t stand a chance against the Goliath that was - New York City Yellow Cabs. - So how did these companies grow from these humble beginnings into the powerhouses they are today? Contrary to popular belief, they didn&rsquo-t explode to massive worldwide popularity simply by building - a great product then crossing their fingers and hoping it would catch on. There was a studied, carefully implemented methodology behind these companies&rsquo- extraordinary rise. That methodology is called Growth Hacking, and it&rsquo-s -practitioners include not just today&rsquo-s hottest start-ups, but also companies like IBM, Walmart, and Microsoft as well as the millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, managers and executives who make up the community of GrowthHackers.com. Think of the Growth Hacking methodology as doing for market-share growth what Lean Start-Up did for product development, and Scrum did for productivity. It involves cross-functional teams and rapid-tempo testing and iteration that focuses customers: attaining them, retaining them, engaging them, and motivating them to come back and buy more. - An accessible and practical toolkit that teams and companies in all industries can use to increase their customer base and market share, this book walks readers through the process of creating and executing their own custom-made growth hacking strategy. It is a must read for any marketer, entrepreneur, innovator or manger looking to replace wasteful big bets and "spaghetti-on-the-wall" approaches with more consistent, replicable, cost-effective, and data-driven results.
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Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behin...

 

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NATIONAL BESTSELLERDeveloping video games-hero's journey or fool's errand? The creative and technical logistics that go into building today's hottest games can be more harrowing and complex than the games themselves, often seeming like an endless maze or a bottomless abyss. In Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, Jason Schreier takes readers on a fascinating odyssey behind the scenes of video game development, where the creator may be a team of 600 overworked underdogs or a solitary geek genius. Exploring the artistic challenges, technical impossibilities, marketplace demands, and Donkey Kong-sized monkey wrenches thrown into the works by corporate, Blood, Sweat, and Pixels reveals how bringing any game to completion is more than Sisyphean-it's nothing short of miraculous.Taking some of the most popular, bestselling recent games, Schreier immerses readers in the hellfire of the development process, whether it's RPG studio Bioware's challenge to beat an impossible schedule and overcome countless technical nightmares to build Dragon Age: Inquisition- indie developer Eric Barone's single-handed efforts to grow country-life RPG Stardew Valley from one man's vision into a multi-million-dollar franchise- or Bungie spinning out from their corporate overlords at Microsoft to create Destiny, a brand new universe that they hoped would become as iconic as Star Wars and Lord of the Rings-even as it nearly ripped their studio apart. Documenting the round-the-clock crunches, buggy-eyed burnout, and last-minute saves, Blood, Sweat, and Pixels is a journey through development hell-and ultimately a tribute to the dedicated diehards and unsung heroes who scale mountains of obstacles in their quests to create the best games imaginable.
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Information Extraction: Algorithms and Prospects in a Retrieval C...

by SPRINGER VERLAG

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This book covers content recognition in text, elaborating on past and current most successful algorithms and their application in a variety of settings: news filtering, mining of biomedical text, intelligence gathering, competitive intelligence, legal information searching, and processing of informal text. Today, there is considerable interest in integrating the results of information extraction in retrieval systems, because of the demand for search engines that return precise answers to flexible information queries.

Author Name: Marie-Francine Moens; No of Pages: 246 Pages; Publisher: Springer; Publishing Date: November 22, 2010; Language: English; ISBN -10: 9048172462; ISBN -13: 978-9048172467
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Entrepreneur Journeys v.3: Positioning: How To Test, Validate, An...

 

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In the third book in her Entrepreneur Journeys series, Positioning: How To Test, Validate, And Bring Your Ideas To Market, Sramana Mitra offers a close look at the process of sculpting your idea into a sharply defined "go to market" strategy. Clarity, Mitra confirms, is the ultimate tool in building a successful business. But such clarity cannot be purchased or assumed - it requires asking the right questions. Mitra showcases case study after case study of successful entrepreneurs who have answered these questions, analyzed their markets, and defined their value propositions through differentiation, competitive analysis, market sizing, and, among other core elements of a compelling strategic marketing plan, segmentation. The process she takes her readers through is akin to the grilling venture capitalists typically put entrepreneurs through. A grueling test to any business idea, Mitra's book stimulates a due diligence exercise, which no matter if you are bootstrapping or raising venture capital, you must put yourself through to avoid wasting precious years and scarce resources.
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Business Agility and Information Technology Diffusion: IFIP TC8 W...

 

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International Federation for Information Processing The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication. The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science- software theory and practice- education- computer applications in technology- communication systems- systems modeling and optimization- information systems- computers and society- computer systems technology- security and protection in information processing systems- artificial intelligence- and human-computer interaction. Proceedings and post-proceedings of referred international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured. These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research. The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing. For more information about the 300 other books in the IFIP series, please visit springeronline.com. For more information about IFIP, please visit www.ifip.or.at.
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The Smartphone: Anatomy of an Industry

 

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We think we know everything about our smartphones. We use them constantly. We depend on them for every conceivable purpose. We are familiar with every inch of their compact frames. But there is more to the smartphone than meets the eye. How have smartphones shaped the way we socialize and interact? Who tracks our actions, our preferences, our movements as recorded by our smartphones? These are just some of the questions that journalist Elizabeth Woyke answers in this muckraking expos- of the $241 billion industry that produces more than 700 million devices each year. In the tradition of The Coffee Book, The Sneaker Book, Oil, and Cigarettes, The Smartphone offers not only a step-by-step guide to how smartphones are designed and manufactured but also a bold exploration of the darker side of this massive industry, including the exploitation of labor, the disposal of electronic waste, and the underground networks that hack and smuggle smartphones. Featuring interviews with key figures in the development of the smartphone and expert assessments of the industry-s main players&mdash-Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung&mdash-The Smartphone is the perfect introduction to this most personal of gadgets. Your smartphone will never look the same again.

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Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-and How to ...

 

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We-ve all seen them: kids hypnotically staring at glowing screens in restaurants, in playgrounds and in friends' houses-and the numbers are growing. Like a virtual scourge, the illuminated glowing faces-the Glow Kids-are multiplying. But at what cost? Is this just a harmless indulgence or fad like some sort of digital hula-hoop? Some say that glowing screens might even be good for kids-a form of interactive educational tool. Don-t believe it. In Glow Kids, Dr. Nicholas Kardaras will examine how technology-more specifically, age-inappropriate screen tech, with all of its glowing ubiquity-has profoundly affected the brains of an entire generation. Brain imaging research is showing that stimulating glowing screens are as dopaminergic (dopamine activating) to the brain-s pleasure center as sex. And a growing mountain of clinical research correlates screen tech with disorders like ADHD, addiction, anxiety, depression, increased aggression, and even psychosis. Most shocking of all, recent brain imaging studies conclusively show that excessive screen exposure can neurologically damage a young person-s developing brain in the same way that cocaine addiction can. Kardaras will dive into the sociological, psychological, cultural, and economic factors involved in the global tech epidemic with one major goal: to explore the effect all of our wonderful shiny new technology is having on kids. Glow Kids also includes an opt-out letter and a "-quiz"- for parents in the back of the book.
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High-technology Policies: A Five Nation Comparison (AEI studies) ...

 

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Garth Brooks: The Anthology Part 1 | Limited Edition A great gift for country music fans, The Anthology Part 1 includes CDs containing the music of Garth's first five years, and behind-the-scenes photographs and stories never before made public. Learn more See all buying options High-technology Policies: A Five Nation Comparison (AEI studies) (American Enterprise Institute Studies in Economic Policy) $12.00 Free Shipping for Prime Members FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free 5-8 business-day shipping within the U.S. when you order $25 of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $4.98. (Prices may vary for AK and HI.) Learn more about free shipping on orders over $25or get FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime In Stock Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available click to open popover Product details Series: American Enterprise Institute Studies in Economic Policy (Book 412). Paperback: 94 pages. Publisher: Aei Press- Reprint edition (January 1, 1984). Language: English. ISBN-10: 0844735655. ISBN-13: 978-0844735658. Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches . Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies). Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item . Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,172,209 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) .zg_hrsr .zg_hrsr_item .zg_hrsr_rank #2134 in -Books >- Business & Money >- Industries >- Computers & Technology . #3953 in -Books >- Science & Math >- Technology >- Social Aspects . #29959 in -Books >- Computers & Technology >- Business Technology . . Would you like to tell us about a lower price?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE Tell the Publisher! I'd like to read this book on Kindle Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. Engineering &- Transportation Books Discover books for all types of engineers, auto enthusiasts, and much more. Learn more Customer reviewsThere are no customer reviews yet5 star5 star (0%)0%4 star4 star (0%)0%3 star3 star (0%)0%2 star2 star (0%)0%1 star1 star (0%)0%Share your thoughts with other customersWrite a customer review Set up an Amazon Giveaway .text-and-btn .giveaway-product-title Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customersLearn more about Amazon Giveaway This item: High-technology Policies: A Five Nation Comparison (AEI studies) (American Enterprise Institute Studies in Economic Policy) Set up a giveaway There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. #nav-prime-tooltip .nav-npt-text-title .nav-npt-text-detail, a.nav-npt-a a.nav-npt-a Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime Prime members enjoy FREE Two-Day Shipping and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. >- Get started Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations - View or edit your browsing history After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in
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East Asia has been an area of high economic growth for several decades. The East Asian High-Tech Drive argues that to maintain the growth momentum, the more advanced East Asian economies need to pay particular attention to policies designed to upgrade their industrial capabilities. The authors argue that effectively functioning institutions, predictable commercial policies, investments in human capital and infrastructure, openness and macroeconomic stability are essential for growth and technological development. Regarding the two lower income economies in the sample, Indonesia is found to have the smallest improvement in the skill intensity of its exports, while the Philippines has registered the slowest economic growth. For both countries, industrial upgrading issues are not as imperative as achieving or regaining rapid, labour-intensive growth as both recently experienced major political instabilities. Yun-Peng Chu and Hal Hill have gathered together a strong and cohesive collection of papers written by country experts on the issue of high-tech industrialization in East Asia. They present case studies of Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, the PRC and Indonesia. The book uses a new measure of the skill intensity of exports that, it is argued, deepens our understanding of industrialization trajectories in this important and dynamic region. There are also detailed examinations and assessments of government policies in each economy. The editors have prepared an overview chapter that summarizes and integrates the main results of cross-country comparisons in a coherent manner. Academics, scholars and researchers of economic development, industrial and technology studies and Asian studies will all find much to engage them within this book.
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The Global Silicon Valley Handbook

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A fun, yet factual guide to thrive not only in Silicon Valley, but in the emerging Global Silicon Valley.Silicon Valley has become synonymous with big ideas, start-ups, and inventing the future. But today, the magic of Silicon Valley has gone viral and global. From Austin to Boston, from Shanghai to Dubai, a Global Silicon Valley is emerging.In THE GLOBAL SILICON VALLEY HANDBOOK, bestselling author, venture capitalist, and global thought leader, Michael Moe, maps out an insider's guide to Silicon Valley and the hottest emerging markets from around the world. The book highlights need-to-knows, including who the top VCs and angel investors are, phrases to avoid in a pitch, or even where to close a deal over dinner or beers. Visually engaging, THE GLOBAL SILICON VALLEY HANDBOOK aspires to inspire the entrepreneur in all of us.
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SCADA technology quietly operates in the background of critical utility and industrial facilities nationwide. This important tool efficiently manages utility assets, refineries and other critical industrial segments, but protecting SCADA networks from cyber attacks, hackers and even physical assault is becoming a test of will, cleverness and determination. Cybersecurity for SCADA Systems provides a high-level overview of this unique technology, with an explanation of each market segment. Readers will understand the vital issues, and learn strategies for decreasing or eliminating system vulnerabilities. Benefits for readers: Functional breakdown and explanation of the typical features, capabilities, and components of a SCADA system- IT and cybersecurity technology and terminology overview and explanation- Industry-specific as well as generalized discussion of SCADA vulnerabilities and available remediation strategies- and Discussion of physical and electronic security issues and strategies. Suitable for the non-technical management level personnel as well as IT personnel without SCADA experience.
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