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Shadows of the Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness
Shadows of the Mind
A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness
Hardcover      ISBN: 0198539789
Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author of The Emperor's New Mind makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of microtubules. 45,000 first printing. $23,000 ad/promo. Tour. UP.
How to Do Everything iPod & iTunes
How to Do Everything iPod & iTunes
Paperback      ISBN: 0071786740
Get the most out of your iPod and iTunes Fully revised throughout, How to Do Everything: iPod and iTunes, Sixth Edition covers the iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle as well as the latest version of iTunes. Find out how to easily load music, podcasts, and video, customize settings, enhance audio quality, manage your iTunes library, convert file formats, recover data, and much more. This step-by-step guide helps you maximize the versatile features of your iPod and iTunes. - Configure iTunes and load your iPod with music, video, and photos - Enhance your iPod with accessories such as speakers, cases, adapters, stands, docks, and radio transmitters - Use your iPod as a home stereo and car stereo - Learn how to make music sound great in iTunes and on your iPod - Create high-quality AAC, MP3, or Apple Lossless Encoding files from CDs, vinyl, or other sources - Buy and download content from the iTunes store or find free songs online - Create video files that work with the iPod classic - Sync your iPod with multiple computers - Use your iPod as an external drive or backup device - Recover songs and videos from your iPod - Troubleshoot problems with your iPod or iTunes
Apple: The Inside Story of Intrigue, Egomania, and Business Blunders
Apple
The Inside Story of Intrigue, Egomania, and Business Blunders
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0812928512
Drawing on exclusive interviews with industry insiders, a journalist looks at the corporate intrigues, personality conflicts, and serious mistakes that led to the tumultuous fall of Apple from the pinnacle of the business world. 50,000 first printing. Tour.
In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
In the Plex
How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
Hardcover      ISBN: 1416596585
In a book written with full cooperation from top management at Google, the author offers a behind-the-scenes story of the most successful and admired technology company of our time. 125,000 first printing.
Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide
Programming Ruby
The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0974514055
A tutorial and reference to the object-oriented programming language for beginning to experienced programmers, updated for version 1.8, describes the language's structure, syntax, and operation, and explains how to build applications.
Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet
Where Wizards Stay Up Late
The Origins of the Internet
Paperback      ISBN: 0684832674
A history of the Internet and the story of the scientists behind its creation describes the 1960s effort funded by the Defense Department and the technologies that contributed to its monumental growth
And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture
And Then There's This
How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670020842
An exploration of the new “viral
Across the Divide: Navigating the Digital Revolution As a Woman, Entrepreneur and Ceo
Across the Divide
Navigating the Digital Revolution As a Woman, Entrepreneur and Ceo
Hardcover      ISBN: 1864704551
A First-hand account of a pioneering woman's experiences in the world of business and computing. Anecdotal history of computing from the days of punched card computing to the present. Observations, insights and tips drawn from the author's personal experiences as one of the first female programmers at IBM and later founder of SSE.
Codebreaker: The History of Codes and Ciphers, from the Ancient Pharaohs to Quantum Cryptography
Codebreaker
The History of Codes and Ciphers, from the Ancient Pharaohs to Quantum Cryptography
Hardcover      ISBN: 0802715478
A four-thousand-year history of cryptography ranges from the time of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs to the modern-day world of Internet communication to reveal the use of codes and ciphers to hide important secrets, explaining how encryption was developed and has evolved through the centuries, looking at famous codes, and offering clues for breaking a code.
The Theory of Computer Semiotics: Semiotic Approaches to Construction and Assessment of Computer Systems
The Theory of Computer Semiotics
Semiotic Approaches to Construction and Assessment of Computer Systems
Paperback      ISBN: 0521448689
In this highly important work, the author presents a novel, yet systematic and practical way of implementing concepts so that they become useful in the design and analysis of computer systems.