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Inside Apple: How America's Most Admired--and Secretive--Company Really Works

By Adam Lashinsky

Inside of APPLE finds the key platforms, strategies and management suggestions that allowed Steve Jobs and his corporation to churn out hit after hit and encourage a cult-like following for its products.

If Apple is Silicon Valley's resolution to Willy Wonka's Chocolate manufacturing facility, then writer Adam Lashinsky offers readers with a golden price tag to step within. during this primer on management and innovation, the writer will introduce readers to recommendations just like the "DRI" (Apple's perform of assigning a at once accountable person to each job) and the head a hundred (an annual ritual within which a hundred up-and-coming executives are tapped a los angeles cranium & Bones for a mystery retreat with corporation founder Steve Jobs).

Based on a number of interviews, the e-book deals particular new information regarding how Apple innovates, bargains with its providers and is dealing with the transition into the submit Jobs period. Lashinsky, a Senior Editor at huge for Fortune, is familiar with the topic chilly: In a 2008 conceal tale for the journal entitled The Genius at the back of Steve: may Operations Whiz Tim cook dinner Run the corporate sometime he anticipated that Tim cook dinner, then an unknown, could finally be triumphant Steve Jobs as CEO.

While within Apple is ostensibly a deep dive into one, specific corporation (and its atmosphere of providers, traders, staff and competitors), the teachings approximately Jobs, management, product layout and advertising and marketing are common. they need to entice a person hoping to convey a few of that Apple magic to their very own corporation, occupation, or inventive endeavor.

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Internet of Things with the Arduino Yún

By Marco Schwartz

Projects that will help you construct a global of smarter things

About This Book

  • Learn tips to interface a number of sensors and actuators to the Arduino Yun and ship this information within the cloud
  • Explore the chances provided by way of the net of items through the use of the Arduino Yun to add measurements to Google medical doctors, add photographs to Dropbox, and ship dwell video streams to YouTube
  • Learn the right way to use the Arduino Yun because the mind of a robotic that may be thoroughly managed through Wi-Fi

Who This e-book Is For

This e-book is meant for those who have already got a few event with the Arduino platform and who are looking to construct extra intriguing functions, particularly to net of items. it is important to have a few uncomplicated event in electronics, Arduino, and programming regularly to persist with the tasks created within the book.

What you are going to Learn

  • Connect a variety of sensors to the Arduino Yun
  • Send sensor measurements to Google doctors through Temboo
  • Interface the Arduino Yun to Twitter through Temboo
  • Create automatic e mail indicators in accordance with measured data
  • Use the Arduino Yun to regulate domestic home equipment comparable to lamps
  • Measure strength intake utilizing the Yun
  • Take photographs with a USB digicam and add them to Dropbox
  • Build robots and keep watch over them remotely through Wi-Fi

In Detail

Internet of items (IoT) is presently a turning out to be development within the know-how house, and the Arduino Yun is the fitting board to start with development IoT initiatives. This booklet covers some of the robust good points of the Arduino Yun through 4 intriguing initiatives. the 1st venture is all approximately sending climate measurements facts to a Google doctors spreadsheet for simple on-line visualization. the second is ready construction an power intake meter and controlling units remotely. The 3rd makes a speciality of the sector of defense, through aiding you to construct a digital camera that's caused via movement and that uploads photographs instantly to Dropbox. eventually, the final undertaking is in relation with the sphere of robotics, and makes a speciality of construction a robotic that's managed through Wi-Fi.

The major concentration of this publication is to coach every thing you want to recognize to construct advanced tasks utilizing the Arduino Yun, prepared round the fields of domestic automation, defense, and robotics.

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Wired

By Douglas E. Richards

A long island instances & united states this present day Bestseller, and Amazon's #1 bestselling novel for a complete year in significant categories--technothrillers and technology fiction--an unheard of achievement.

"A keep-you-up-all-night mystery. extreme motion, unbelievable innovations, & breathtaking twists. benefit from the ride." --Boyd Morrison, bestselling writer of The Vault.

Kira Miller is a superb genetic engineer who discovers how one can quickly in attaining savant-like functions in all parts of notion and creativity. yet what if this transcendent point of intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania?

David Desh left the certain forces after his workforce was once brutally butchered in Iran. Now he has been reactivated for one final venture: locate Kira Miller, the enigmatic genius at the back of a bioterror plot that threatens thousands. but if Desh learns that the bioterror plot is simply the top of the iceberg, he's thrust right into a byzantine maze of deception and intrigue, and he turns into a key participant in a dangerous online game he cannot start to comprehend. A video game that's bound to have a dramatic effect at the destiny process human heritage. . .

WIRED is a brilliant mystery full of breakneck motion, unforeseen twists, mind-expanding technology, and interesting options readers could be considering lengthy after they have learn the final web page.

Be guaranteed to fee out Richards's breathtaking new technothriller, MIND'S EYE.

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The Book of Xen: A Practical Guide for the System Administrator

By Chris Takemura

Xen, the open resource virtualization software, is a approach administrator's dream. Xen is a unfastened, high-performance digital laptop video display that permits you to consolidate your and eventually placed these unused cycles to use—without sacrificing reliability, functionality, or scalability.

The publication of Xen explains every thing you want to understand which will use Xen successfully, together with deploy, networking, reminiscence administration, and virtualized garage. you are going to additionally how to use Xen and traditional Linux instruments to take image backups, practice QoS operations on community site visitors, and restrict over-aggressive disk users.

Authors Chris Takemura and Luke S. Crawford exhibit you ways to:

  • Provide digital website hosting for dozens of clients, every one with their very own person needs
  • Install and deal with a number of site visitors, together with quite a few flavors of Linux, NetBSD, Solaris, and Windows
  • Choose the correct digital garage recommendations in your needs
  • Migrate your platforms seamlessly and create new images
  • Tune and benchmark your structures to lead them to as speedy as possible
  • Troubleshoot Xen's commonest difficulties like community and reminiscence management

Expert recommendation is important in terms of operating a classy open resource virtualization expertise like Xen. you will get the recommendation you wish in The booklet of Xen.

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Sensing and Systems in Pervasive Computing: Engineering Context Aware Systems (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)

By Dan Chalmers

Focus on matters and rules in context information, sensor processing and software program layout (rather than sensor networks or HCI or specific advertisement systems).

Designed as a textbook, with readings and lab difficulties in so much chapters.

Focus on innovations, algorithms and ideas instead of specific technologies.

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Algorithms and Parallel Computing (Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing)

By Fayez Gebali

There's a software program hole among the strength and the functionality that may be attained utilizing today's software program parallel software improvement instruments. The instruments desire handbook intervention by means of the programmer to parallelize the code. Programming a parallel laptop calls for heavily learning the objective set of rules or software, extra so than within the conventional sequential programming we now have all discovered. The programmer has to be conscious of the verbal exchange and information dependencies of the set of rules or software. This booklet presents the innovations to discover the potential how one can application a parallel desktop for a given software.

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Learning the vi and Vim Editors

By Arnold Robbins, Elbert Hannah

There's not anything that hard-core Unix and Linux clients are extra fanatical approximately than their textual content editor. Editors are the topic of adoration and worship, or of scorn and mock, based upon no matter if the subject of debate is your editor or anyone else's.

vi has been the normal editor for as regards to 30 years. well known on Unix and Linux, it has a becoming following on home windows structures, too. so much skilled approach directors cite vi as their device of selection. and because 1986, this booklet has been the consultant for vi.

However, Unix structures aren't what they have been 30 years in the past, and nor is this booklet. whereas preserving all of the worthy positive factors of past variants, the seventh variation of Learning the vi and vim Editors has been multiplied to incorporate distinctive details on vim, the major vi clone. vim is the default model of vi on such a lot Linux structures and on Mac OS X, and is obtainable for lots of different working structures too.

With this consultant, you study textual content modifying fundamentals and complex instruments for either editors, corresponding to multi-window modifying, tips on how to write either interactive macros and scripts to increase the editor, and gear instruments for programmers -- all within the easy-to-follow kind that has made this publication a classic.

Learning the vi and vim Editors includes:

A entire creation to textual content enhancing with vi:

  • How to maneuver round vi in a hurry
  • Beyond the fundamentals, corresponding to utilizing buffers
  • vi's international seek and replacement
  • Advanced enhancing, together with customizing vi and executing Unix commands
  • How to make complete use of vim:

  • Extended textual content items and extra strong average expressions
  • Multi-window modifying and robust vim scripts
  • How to make complete use of the GUI model of vim, known as gvim
  • vim's improvements for programmers, akin to syntax highlighting, folding and prolonged tags
  • Coverage of 3 different well known vi clones -- nvi, elvis, and vile -- is additionally incorporated. you can find a number of worthwhile appendixes, together with an alphabetical quickly connection with either vi and ex mode instructions for normal vi and for vim, plus an up to date appendix on vi and the Internet.

    Learning both vi or vim is needed wisdom should you use Linux or Unix, and in both case, studying this publication is vital. After examining this ebook, the alternative of editor could be visible for you too.

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    The Practice of Network Security Monitoring: Understanding Incident Detection and Response

    By Richard Bejtlich

    Network protection isn't really easily approximately construction impenetrable partitions — decided attackers will ultimately conquer conventional defenses. the best laptop protection ideas combine community protection tracking (NSM): the gathering and research of information that will help you discover and reply to intrusions.

    In The perform of community safety Monitoring, Mandiant CSO Richard Bejtlich indicates you the way to take advantage of NSM so as to add a powerful layer of safety round your networks — no previous adventure required. that will help you steer clear of high priced and rigid strategies, he teaches you the way to set up, construct, and run an NSM operation utilizing open resource software program and vendor-neutral tools.

    You'll learn the way to:

    • Determine the place to installation NSM systems, and dimension them for the monitored networks
    • Deploy stand-alone or disbursed NSM installations
    • Use command line and graphical packet research instruments, and NSM consoles
    • Interpret community proof from server-side and client-side intrusions
    • Integrate hazard intelligence into NSM software program to spot refined adversaries

    There's no foolproof option to preserve attackers from your community. but if they get in, you can be ready. The perform of community defense Monitoring will allow you to construct a safety web to observe, include, and keep watch over them. assaults are inevitable, yet wasting delicate information will not be.

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    JavaScript Projects for Kids

    Key Features

    • Get to understand the thoughts of HTML and CSS to paintings with JavaScript
    • Explore the suggestions of object-oriented programming
    • Follow this step by step consultant at the basics of JavaScript programming

    Book Description

    JavaScript is the main widely-used programming language for net improvement and that is now not all! It has developed through the years and is now being carried out in an array of environments from web pages to robotics. studying JavaScript may also help you spot the wider photo of net development.

    This booklet will take your mind's eye to new heights by way of instructing you ways to paintings with JavaScript from scratch. it is going to introduce you to HTML and CSS to augment the looks of your purposes. you will then use your abilities to construct on a funky Battleship video game! From there, the booklet will introduce you to jQuery and express you ways you could manage the DOM. you will get to play with a few cool stuff utilizing Canvas and should how one can utilize Canvas to construct a video game at the strains of Pacman, just a good deal cooler! eventually, it is going to convey you a number of methods with OOP to make your code fresh and should finish with a couple of street maps on parts you could discover further.

    What you are going to learn

    • Learn how you can paintings with Google Developer instruments to iterate, debug and profile your code
    • Develop a Battleship video game utilizing the elemental ideas of HTML and CSS
    • Get to understand the basics of JavaScript programming
    • Create our personal model of Pac guy game.
    • Discover the very important strategies of object-oriented programming

    About the Author

    Syed Omar Faruk Towaha has levels in physics and desktop engineering. he's a technologist, tech speaker, and physics lover from Shahjalal college of technological know-how and know-how (SUST), Sylhet. He has a fondness for programming, tech writing, and physics experiments.

    His contemporary books contain effortless Circuits for children, basics of Ruby, and the way you might want to layout Algorithms. he's an Oracle-certified expert developer at the moment concerned with a couple of tasks that serve either physics and laptop architecture.

    He is the president of 1 of the most important astronomical organisations (Copernicus Astronomical Memorial of SUST (CAM-SUST)) in Bangladesh. He additionally volunteers for Mozilla as a representative.

    Table of Contents

    1. Exploring JavaScript within the Console
    2. Solving difficulties utilizing JavaScript
    3. Introducing HTML and CSS
    4. Diving a piece Deeper
    5. Ahoy! crusing into Battle
    6. Exploring the advantages of jQuery
    7. Introducing the Canvas
    8. Building Rat-man!
    9. Tidying up Your Code utilizing OOP
    10. Possibilities

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    MySQL (5th Edition) (Developer's Library)

    MySQL, 5th version by way of Paul DuBois
    The definitive consultant to utilizing, programming and administering MySQL 5.5 and MySQL 5.6

    MySQL presents a entire consultant to successfully utilizing and administering the MySQL database administration process (DBMS).

    Author Paul DuBois describes every thing from the fundamentals of having details right into a database and formulating queries, to utilizing MySQL with personal home page or Perl to generate dynamic websites, to writing your individual courses that entry MySQL databases, to administering MySQL servers. The e-book additionally features a complete reference part delivering exact info on MySQL’s constitution, language, syntax, and APIs.

    The 5th variation of this bestselling ebook has been meticulously revised and up-to-date to completely disguise the most recent gains and features of MySQL 5.5, in addition to so as to add new assurance of positive factors brought with MySQL 5.6.

    MySQL is an open resource relational database administration process (DBMS) that has skilled an exquisite development in attractiveness and use. identified for its pace and straightforwardness of use, MySQL has confirmed itself to be quite well-suited for constructing database-backed web pages and purposes. MySQL runs on whatever from modest all of the method as much as firm servers, and its functionality competitors any database process submit opposed to it.

    Paul DuBois' MySQL, 5th version, is the definitive consultant to totally exploiting all of the strength and flexibility of MySQL 5.5 and MySQL 5.6

    Contents at a Glance

    Part I: normal MySQL Use
    Chapter 1 Getting all started with MySQL
    Chapter 2 utilizing SQL to regulate Data
    Chapter three info Types
    Chapter four perspectives and kept Programs
    Chapter five question Optimization

    Part II: utilizing MySQL Programming Interfaces
    Chapter 6 creation to MySQL Programming
    Chapter 7 Writing MySQL courses utilizing C
    Chapter eight Writing MySQL courses utilizing Perl DBI
    Chapter nine Writing MySQL courses utilizing personal home page

    Part III: MySQL Administration
    Chapter 10 advent to MySQL management
    Chapter eleven The MySQL info listing
    Chapter 12 normal MySQL management
    Chapter thirteen defense and entry keep an eye on
    Chapter 14 Database upkeep, Backups, and Replication

    Part IV: Appendixes
    Appendix A software program Required to take advantage of This booklet
    Appendix B facts style Reference
    Appendix C Operator and serve as Reference
    Appendix D approach, prestige, and consumer Variable Reference
    Appendix E SQL Syntax Reference
    Appendix F MySQL software Reference

    Online Appendixes:

    Appendix G C API Reference
    Appendix H Perl DBI API Reference
    Appendix I Hypertext Preprocessor API Reference

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