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A question of genes: understanding life in context

Craig Holdrege - Science - 1996 - 190 pages
In this readable book, Holdrege provides a lovely exposition of living organisms not as objects, but as process and of heredity as a blending of 'potential and plasticity' with ...
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Managing Projects with Make

Andrew Oram - Reference - 1991 - 136 pages
makeis one of UNIX's greatest contributions to software development, and this book is the clearest description ofmakeever written. Even the smallest software project typically ...
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Devices of the Soul: Battling for Our Selves in an Age of Machines

Steve Talbott - Computers - 2007 - 287 pages
"Self-forgetfulness is the reigning temptation of the technological era. This is why we so readily give our assent to the absurd proposition that a computer can add two plus ...
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PEXlib reference manual

Steve Talbott - Computers - 1992 - 551 pages
The PEXlib Reference Manualis the definitive programmer's reference resource for PEXlib, containing complete and succinct reference pages for all the callable routines in ...
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The Future Does Not Compute: Transcending the Machines in Our Midst

Steve Talbott - Computers - 1995 - 481 pages
Argues that people are accepting the computer into everyday life without recognizing its subtle effects on human thinking, behavior, and relationships
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Thinking Like a Plant: A Living Science for Life

Craig Holdrege - Gardening - 2013 - 224 pages
Who would imagine that plants can become master teachers of a radical new way of seeing and interacting with the world? Plants are dynamic and resilient, living in intimate ...
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Kentucky Weather

Jerry D. Hill - Science - 2005 - 198 pages
A meteorologist describes past weather events that have become part of Kentucky's history as well as provides insight into what conditions affect temperature, precipitation ...
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The Virtues of Ignorance: Complexity, Sustainability, and the Limits of ...

Bill Vitek - Nature - 2008 - 368 pages
Human dependence on technology has increased exponentially over the past several centuries, and so too has the notion that we can fix environmental problems with scientific ...
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