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1. Blogging for Beginners - Margaret S. Stead
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'Heard about how much fun blogging is - but not sure how to go about it? (Would like to know where to start with your blog?) Join witty, fun (and occasionally naughty) blogging queen - Margaret Stead as she teaches you step by step - how to find your personal message and build a brilliant blog - boosting your business and rocketing your career to the top.'
2. Book to the Future - a manifesto for book liberation - Simon Worthington
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The Book Liberation Manifesto is an exploration of publishing outside of current corporate constraints and beyond the confines of book piracy. We believe that knowledge should be in free circulation to benefit humankind, which means an equitable and vibrant economy to support publishing, instead of the prevailing capitalist hand-me-down system of Sisyphean economic sustainability. Readers and books have been forced into pirate libraries, while sales channels have been monopolised by the big Internet giants which exact extortionate fees from publishers. We have three proposals. First, publications should be free-at-the-point-of-reading under a variety of open intellectual property regimes. Second, they should become fully digital - in order to facilitate ready reuse, distribution, algorithmic and computational use. Finally, Open Source source software for publishing should be treated as public infrastructure, with sustained research and investment. The result of such robust infrastructures will mean lower costs for manufacturing and faster publishing lifecycles, so that publishers and publics will be more readily able to afford to invent new futures
3. Computers for Seniors for Dummies (Easyread Large Edition) - Nancy Muir
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The first time I heard the term "computer crash," I started worrying about the challenge of mastering these machines. Frankly I had all the gear but little or no idea on how to even get started. With no accelerator, no brake, not even a steering wheel, how was I going to control and do something useful with this computer? It doesn't have to be that way as long as you have the proper instruction. Get your first computer driving lessons from Computers For Seniors For Dummies. The For Dummies team is known for making even the most difficult subjects easy - and fun - to master. In this book, you find the ideal road map for finding your way around a personal computer, your PC (learnt something new already!) for the first time. Using Computers For Seniors For Dummies, you discover how to set up and fine tune your PC. You find out how to use Windows Vista - the petrol for your machine. Then the fun really begins! You can surf the vast world of the Internet to do anything from catching up on the latest news to finding out about a new hobby. (Be sure to visit me at www.stirlingmoss.com! ) You can put your photos on the computer and share them with friends and family. You can play games. You can play music. You can shop for anything and everything under the sun. You can send greetings and gifts and join in online discussions. You can plan your vacations and print maps to your destination so you can get there without a wrong turn! And if you run into trouble, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has a repair shop - a section on working out and fixing the problem. Computers open up a great world of possibilities. You should be a part of it. With Computers For Seniors For Dummies, you have the power to participate in that world. If I can learn to drive a computer, although I still have my "L" plates on, so can you! Lose your fear and take control of your new machine with Computers For Seniors For Dummies - the book that is easy and fun to use and prepared especially for you....Nancy Muir has written over 50 books on topics ranging from desktop applications to distance learning. She has contributed articles to several national magazines, and teaches a college course in Internet Safety at Washington State University. Together with her husband, Earl Boysen, she maintains two informational Web sites: www.BuildingGadgets.com about electronics; and www.understandingnano.com focused on clear explanations of nanotechnology topics. Nancy also holds a certificate in distance learning design.
4. Digital Photography Visual Quick Tips - Gregory Georges
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5. Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us about Who We Really Are - Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
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In this groundbreaking work, Harvard-trained economist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz argues that much of what we thought about people has been dead wrong. The reason? People lie, to friends, lovers, doctors, surveys--and themselves.
6. Love It Don't Leave It 26 Ways to Get What You Want at Work (Easyread Large Edition) - Beverly Kaye
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Do you ever think the grass must be greener somewhere else? Well, you're not alone. Too many people leave their jobs because something is wrong, or something is missing. They leave physically, by walking out the door. Or, they leave psychologically, by withdrawing their energy and commitment but staying put. And later, many regret their departures (of both kinds). What if there were another option? What if it were possible to achieve or regain love for your work? (And we do mean love, not just like.) What if your work were something you looked forward to each day? What if it tapped your enthusiasm? Used your creativity? Made you feel appreciated? (Are you thinking, "Fat chance?") But, really, what if work could truly deliver the goods? We think it can .... Think of this book as a maintenance manual for working adults seeking to tune up a significant portion of their waking lives. We invite you to return to it again and again. Dog-ear the corners; highlight the ideas that hit home. We wrote it because we truly believe you can get more of what you want right where you are.
7. Naive Set Theory - Paul R. Halmos
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Halmos begins, "Every mathematician agrees that every mathematician must know some set theory; the disagreement begins in trying to decide how much is some. This book contains my answer ... with the minimum of philosophical discourse and logical formalism". The mathematician, scientist, or engineer who needs to know the facts of set theory will find this crisp, clear, concise book, by a master expositor, ideal.
8. Reset Changing the Way We Look at Video Games (Large Print 16pt) - Rusel DeMaria
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As your son or daughter would no doubt put it, Rusel DeMaria 'gets it.' He combines an insider's understanding of how the games industry works, a fan's vantage point on what's exciting about this emerging medium, a concerned citizen's perspective on the social and educational impacts of games culture, and a visionary's take on where this might all be leading. It's a potent combination - all the more so because he pulls it off with common sense and accessible, even engaging prose. This is a book parents and educators should read before they make any final judgments about the place of games in the lives of young Americans, and young people should read Reset if they are looking for arguments about why playing games doesn't rot the brain.''
9. Security Governance Checklists Business Operations, Security Governance, Risk Management, and Enterprise Security Architecture (Large Print) - Fred Cohen
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The Chief Information Security Officer's (CISO) Toolkit is a collection of books and software for the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of a substantial enterprise. Security Checklists provides lists of items that can be used to verify that a program is being operated properly or to implement a set of procedures. The checklists are designed to provide clear linkage to the Governance Guidebook to help programs develop in a unified manner. For enterprises wishing to apply these metrics on a large-scale, Fred Cohen & Associates licenses the use of this material along with customization.
10. Share This! (Large Print 16pt) - Deanna Zandt
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Shows how both activists and the casually progressive can leverage the power of social networks for social change Helps readers maintain credibility, establish new connections, deal with common fears, and have a good time Authoritative but aggressively non-technical - like talking to a real person with a great sense of humor who really knows her stuff Social networks can be so much more than a way to find your high school friends or learn what your favorite celebrity had for breakfast. They can be powerful tools for changing the world. With Share This! both regular folks of a progressive bent and committed activists can learn how to go beyond swapping movie reviews and vacation photos (not that theres anything wrong with that).At the moment the same kinds of people who dominate the dialog off-line are dominating it online, and things will never change if that doesnt change. Progressives need to get on social networks and share their stories, join conversations, connect with others - and not just others exactly like themselves. Its vital to reach out across all those ethnic/gender/preference/class/age lines that exist even within the progressive camp. As Deanna Zandt puts it, ''creating a just society is sort of like the evolution of the species - if you have a bunch of the same DNA mixing together the species mutates poorly and eventually dies off.''But there are definitely dos and donts. Zandt delves into exactly what people are and are not looking for in online exchanges. How to be a good guest. What to share. Why authenticity is more important than just about anything, including traditional notions of expertise or authority. She addresses some common fears, like worrying about giving too much about yourself away, blurring the lines between your professional and personal life, or getting buried under a steaming heap of information overload. And she offers detailed, nuts-and bolts ''how to get started'' advice for both individuals and organizations. The Internet is upending hierarchies and freeing the flow of information in a way that makes the invention of the printing press seem like an historical footnote. Share This! shows how to take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to make marginalized voices heard and support real, fundamental change - and, incidentally, have some fun doing it.
11. Social Media Marketing Mastering The Power of Online Networking - Daniel Powers
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Today's social media marketing demands powerful networking skills to be successful. With the thousands of programs and techniques available to the average consumer, how does one even begin to master the fundamental skills and utilize the knowledge to even make a dent of effectiveness in a sea of Tweets, Posts and Blogs? Media marketing expert Daniel Powers takes you from step one through completion in this easy to read, simple to follow manual. You will learn, in 20 minutes a day or less, how to master the fundamental skills of social media marketing networking using Facebook, Twitter and other SM platforms, and to do so effectively. Using real-world examples, Daniel Powers will help you learn to easily master the fundamentals of effective social media marketing to network with potential and existing business prospects, customers and associates, while building a powerful network of social media contacts.
12. The Case for the Iso27001 2013 - It Governance, Alan Calder
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What do you do to keep your business information secure? Information and information systems are vital to every organisation. Our reliance on data and information, and the fact that it is so easy to share, means that everyone is at risk of cyber attack from hackers, viruses, online fraudsters, malicious insiders, or even from simple human error. Manage cyber threat To counter these threats you have to identify the real information risks your business faces, then you need to find the most appropriate way to mitigate such risks. Adopting the ISO27001 Standard will give your organisation a reliable framework for creating an information security management system. The business case for investing in information security This friendly guide, updated to reflect ISO27001:2013, presents the compelling business case for implementing ISO27001 in order to protect your information assets. This makes it ideal reading for anyone unfamiliar with the many benefits of the standard, and as a supporting document for an ISO27001 project proposal. Understand ISO27001 and learn how your organisation can: â€¢Fight cybercrime - Introducing the ISO 27001 information security management system will help protect your business from the threat of organised crime. â€¢Combat cyber-terror - Terrorist organisations now work with computers as well as explosives. Introducing an information security management system makes it easier to defend your company from a destructive cyber-attack. â€¢Improve your corporate governance - Reducing your company's financial exposure to the risk of losses resulting from IT system failure is now a corporate governance requirement. ISO 27001 will help you to comply. â€¢Recover from accidents - With ISO 27001, you can minimise the risk that your information will be lost or corrupted as a result of human error. Read this book to learn how ISO27001 secures your information assets and protects your business.
13. The Future of Reputation Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet - Daniel J. Solove
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Number 37 in the Barbara Cartland Pink Collection Shana, the beautiful daughter of Lord Hallam has not yet been a debutante as she has been helping her father write his autobiography. Although retired from the Foreign Office, Lord Hallam agrees to go abroad leaving his daughter alone in the country. Before he leaves he asks Shana to run an errand to the landlord of the village inn known as the Rose and Crown, where she finds there is a crisis in the kitchen and offers to cook luncheon for the Marquis of Kilbrooke and his shooting party. She not only cooks the food, but helps to wait at table and she meets the Marquis who to her surprise is young and very handsome. Shana returns to the Rose and Crown to cook again for two strangers who turn out to be Italians and overhears, as she speaks Italian fluently, their dastardly plot to rob the Marquis of his extremely valuable collection of gold and silver heirlooms. She feels it is her duty to warn the Marquis of their plot and in doing so becomes involved in an exciting and dangerous adventure. How Shana overcomes the perils confronting her and unexpectedly finds love and happiness is told in this unusual and exciting story by BARBARA CARTLAND.
14. The Future of the Internet---And How to Stop It - Jonathan Zittrain
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Kung Fu - The Way of Heaven & Earth is a first hand account of a complete and comprehensive system of Taoist Arts which has taken over 33 years to develop. Devotees of any Martial Art will find this book interesting as it also covers the history of Chinese Kung Fu as well as the history of Wudang (the traditional seat of Taoism) with copious references and dates. From basic stances to blocks, punches and kicks, everything is clearly illustrated and a few traditional secrets revealed. For the first time health and safety in warm-up exercises and why you should avoid certain methods is also explained, so making this book useful for all who train in any exercise form. Many things are explained in this book that have never been made public before because of the Chinese people's love of secrecy, and, as one reviewer notes, it is all explained in plain English. This is the birth of a long term best seller in the Martial Arts world!
15. The Hamster Revolution How to Manage Your Email Before It Manages You (Easyread Large Edition) - Mike Song
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Today, the incongruity is that you're asked to process more information, particularly email, than is humanly possible. Each day you multitask your way through an avalanche of disorganized, unstructured information. It's a stressful world filled with uncertainty and interruptions. That said, I have some very good news. Just when you need it most, along comes The Hamster Revolution with four highly effective strategies for simplifying the management of information. Mike Song is one of America's leading experts on email efficiency and etiquette. A sought-after corporate trainer and keynote speaker, he's helped more than 5,000 professionals take back their lives by managing email more effectively. Mike's speaking and training engagements combine hard-hitting research, humorous stories, and hundreds of best practices to produce results. An ardent researcher, Mike has spent over five years amassing and analyzing data from more than 7,500 workplace surveys on email, information storage, and business meetings. He is co-founder and CEO of Cohesive Knowledge Solutions. Among Mike's clients are such industry leaders as Allianz, Clear Channel, Merck, Fox, HP, and Nestle.
16. Web Application Security is a Stack - Lori Mac Vittie
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The web application stack - a growing threat vector Understand the threat and learn how to defend your organisation This book is intended for application developers, system administrators and operators, as well as networking professionals who need a comprehensive top level view of web application security in order to better defend and protect both the "web" and the "application" against potential attacks. This book examines the most common, fundamental attack vectors and shows readers the defence techniques used to combat them. Contents 1.Introduction; 2: Attack Surface; 3. Threat Vectors; 4. Threat Mitigation; 5: Conclusion About the author Lori Mac Vittie has extensive development and technical architecture experience in both high-tech and enterprise organizations, in addition to network and systems administration expertise. Prior to joining F5, Lori was an award-winning technology editor at Network Computing Magazine. She holds a B.S. in Information and Computing Science from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, and an M.S. in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University. She is Technical Editor and a member of the steering committee for CloudNOW, a non-profit consortium of the leading women in cloud computing. Secure your apps for better cyber security - buy this book today!
17. Web On-The-Go - Bala Sankar
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18. Your eBook Survival Kit (Large Print 16pt) - David P. Reiter
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A practical, hands - on guide into the essentials of composing and publishing for eBooks. The Kit provides advice and step - by - step instructions on how to set up a file for conversion into the dominant formats of ePub, xhtml and pdf and then how to package it for uploading to online distributors such as Amazon, Apple and Kobo by starting with a master file that is similar to that created for print or print on demand production. The Kit also provides strategies for getting out the word about your title to the global community. What's new in the 2nd Edition? Information on the new Fixed Layout formats for eBook devices, including Apple and Kindle devices, that allow you to control your content in fixed spreads. The best FREE conversion programs Streamlining your workflow in Word, Pages and Adobe's Creative Suite 6 to shorten the conversion process. When to outsource conversion of your book, to whom and how much you should expect to pay. Social media strategies for spreading the word about your book. AND MORE!
19. "Hands on with ASP.NET MVC - Covering MVC 6 " - Rahul Sahay
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MVC (Model-View-Controller) is the popular Microsoft technology which enables you to build dynamic, data-driven, mobile websites, TDD site. Hands-On with ASP.NET MVC is not only written for those who are going to have affair with MVC for the 1st time, rather it is written in such a way that even experienced professional will love reading this book. This book covers all the tiny steps on using MVC at its best. With complete practical tutorials to illustrate the concepts, you will step by step build one End to End application which covers below mentioned techniques - Controllers, Views, Models, Forms and HTML helpers, Data annotation and Validation, Membership, Authorization, Security rather you will also learn how to bootstrap your design, then how to host the app in AZURE, Web API and Dependency Injection. It also covers MVC 5 and MVC 6 features like, â€¢ Mobile optimization, â€¢ Improved Scaffolding, â€¢ ASP.Net Identity, â€¢ One ASP.Net, Bootstrap â€¢ Common framework for MVC, â€¢ Web API and WebPages, â€¢ Self hosting, â€¢ Cloud Optimized, â€¢ No Build Dependency, â€¢ Cross platform support, â€¢ And many more out of the box things.
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