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The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology

Ray Kurzweil - 2005 - Social Science - Limited preview
For over three decades, Ray Kurzweil has been one of the most respected and provocative advocates of the role of technology in our future. In his classic The Age of Spiritual Machines, he argued that computers would soon rival the full range of ...
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Building Wireless Sensor Networks: with ZigBee, XBee, Arduino, and Processing

Robert Faludi - 2010 - Computers - Limited preview
Get ready to create distributed sensor systems and intelligent interactive devices using the ZigBee wireless networking protocol and Series 2 XBee radios. By the time you're halfway through this fast-paced, hands-on guide, you'll have built a ...
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Core Python Applications Programming

Wesley Chun - 2012 - Computers - Snippet view
Already know Python but want to learn more? A lot more? Dive into a variety of topics used in practice for real-world applications. Covers regular expressions, Internet/network programming, GUIs, SQL/databases/ORMs, threading, and Web development ...
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Dive Into Python 3

Mark Pilgrim - 2009 - Computers - No preview available
Here is the ideal hands-on introduction to the latest version of python for existing developers. Its unique style of giving code first and then picking it apart is ideally suited for those who want to understand the new version of the language ...
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner - 2005 - Business & Economics - No preview available
The author offers his view of how the economy really works, examining issues from cheating and crime to sports and child-rearing, offering a very different view on what drives the economy.
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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Michael Lewis - 2011 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
The #1 New York Times bestseller: "It is the work of our greatest financial journalist, at the top of his game. And it's essential reading."—Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun ...
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The Future of the Internet--And How to Stop It

Jonathan Zittrain - 2008 - Law - Full view
This extraordinary book explains the engine that has catapulted the Internet from backwater to ubiquity—and reveals that it is sputtering precisely because of its runaway success. With the unwitting help of its users, the generative Internet is ...
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Conceptual Selling: The Revolutionary System for Face-to-face Selling Used ...

Robert Bruce Miller, Stephen E. Heiman, Tad Tuleja - 1989 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Written by the authors of Strategic Selling, this is the revolutionary system for face-to-face selling that's used by America's best companies.
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I Am Legend

Richard Matheson - 1995 - Fiction - Limited preview
A lone human survivor in a world that is overrun by vampires, Robert Neville leads a desperate life in which he must barricade himself in his home every night and hunt down the starving undead by day
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