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Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks

Houdan. Nankin. Indian Runner. Naragansett. those could sound like unique position names or strange forms of produce, yet every one truly refers to at least one of the various countless numbers of lesser-known bird breeds that tempt the cattle proprietor who is ready to enterprise into much less frequent territory. offering an alternative choice to advertisement breeds and hybrids, background breeds each one boast their very own distinctive set of features and character characteristics, and are a worthy (and wonderful) addition to a sustainable nutrients system.

Pure Poultry is the 1st publication in approximately 100 years to concentration in particular on history breeds of chickens, turkeys, and geese and their position in a self-reliant way of life. This well timed, fantastically illustrated source includes:

  • Detailed directions on every thing from housing, breeding, and day by day care, to processing, cooking, and preserving
  • Much-needed details on utilizing history breeds for egg and meat production
  • Tips, suggestion, advised interpreting, and extra assets
  • A detailed making plans worksheet that simplifies the method of beginning out with poultry

Brimming with quiet humor, Pure Poultry is an immensely readable "how-to and why-to" established fullyyt on own experience—including lots of classes discovered the not easy means. Pure Poultry indicates how heritage-breed fowl can increase and deepen anyone's caliber of lifestyles, no matter if you've gotten a farm, a small yard, or a neighbor with area to share.

Victoria Redhed Miller is a author, photographer, and off-grid homesteader who increases history chook within the foothills of Washington's Olympic Mountains. Miller blogs approximately her reports at potpiesandeggmoney.blogspot.com and canyoncreekfarms.blogspot.com.

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S-BPM in the Wild: Practical Value Creation

This is the 1st e-book to give box reports at the program of subject-oriented enterprise approach administration (S-BPM). every one case offers a particular tale and specializes in a vital modeling or implementation factor, and such a lot finish with implications or feedback for extra reviews. major variables and good fortune elements are pointed out that have been stumbled on through the respective research and bring about suggesting S-BPM novelties. for every case, the authors clarify step by step how the tale develops, and supply readers advice by way of detailing the respective rationale.

The reviews coated are clustered in line with 3 major S-BPM subject matters: half I “Business Operation help” files techniques to the sensible improvement of S-BPM strategies in numerous program domain names and organizational settings, whereas half II “Consultancy and schooling aid” highlights situations that could aid to coach readers in S-BPM modeling and information acquisition for S-BPM lifecycle iterations. It additionally refers to architecting S-BPM recommendations for program circumstances according to hands-on event. half III “Technical Execution aid” makes a speciality of techniques for using particular theories and applied sciences to execute S-BPM types. It additionally addresses how you can create reference versions for yes settings within the box. finally, the appendix covers all proper facets had to snatch S-BPM modeling and practice it in line with primary examples. Its layout reconciles semantic precision with syntactic rigor.>Addressing the wishes of builders, educators and practitioners, this e-book can assist businesses to benefit from the reviews of first-time clients and to enhance structures that healthy their enterprise techniques, explaining the newest key methodological and technological S-BPM advancements within the fields of teaching, learn and application.

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To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism

By Evgeny Morozov

In the very close to destiny, “smart” applied sciences and “big facts” will let us make large-scale and complex interventions in politics, tradition, and way of life. know-how will let us clear up difficulties in hugely unique methods and create new incentives to get extra humans to do the proper factor. yet how will such “solutionism” have an effect on our society, as soon as deeply political, ethical, and irresolvable dilemmas are recast as uncontroversial and simply possible concerns of technological potency? What if a few such difficulties are easily vices in cover? What if a few friction in communique is efficient and a few hypocrisy in politics priceless? The temptation of the electronic age is to mend everything—from crime to corruption to toxins to obesity—by digitally quantifying, monitoring, or gamifying habit. but if we modify the motivations for our ethical, moral, and civic habit we can also swap the very nature of that habit. expertise, Evgeny Morozov proposes, could be a strength for improvement—but provided that we preserve solutionism in payment and learn how to get pleasure from the imperfections of liberal democracy. a few of these imperfections will not be unintended yet by way of design.

Arguing that we badly desire a new, post-Internet technique to debate the ethical effects of electronic applied sciences, To retailer every thing, click on Here warns opposed to an international of seamless potency, the place everyone seems to be compelled to put on Silicon Valley’s electronic straitjacket.

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101 Best Tech Resumes

By Jay A. Block, Michael Betrus

Create a resume that instructions awareness and will get you that interview!

The jobs are there, however the pageant in fierce. so that it will land your dream task in today's altering know-how undefined, you would like a resume that instructions consciousness and makes you stand proud of the gang. a hundred and one top Tech Resumes grants that and lots more and plenty, a lot more.

Featuring one zero one examples of exceptional resumes for all sorts of technology-industry activity from C++ programmer to know-how marketer, this unbeatable source additionally offers ratings of sure-fire conceal letters and all the most recent details you must locate the best task within the correct position. You'll additionally locate lots of easy methods to locate task openings via networking, on-line prone, chilly calling, labeled ads, and "head-hunters". within, you'll discover:

Successful types and codecs for resumes
The 5 playstation of resume writing
How to evaluate your talents and current them in your top advantage
How to create a high-impact, strategic resume
How to jot down an action-oriented disguise letter
Conventional strategies for locating and successful new opportunities
Complete with 1000's of pointers on activity looking out, interviewing, negotiating your wage, and extra, one hundred and one most sensible Tech Resumes supplies the information you must placed your task seek into excessive equipment and win the task of your dreams.

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Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

By Neil Postman

During this witty, frequently terrifying paintings of cultural feedback, the writer of fun Ourselves to dying chronicles our transformation right into a Technopoly: a society that now not purely makes use of know-how as a aid process yet as a substitute is formed through it--with radical outcomes for the meanings of politics, paintings, schooling, intelligence, and fact.

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Hacking Roomba: ExtremeTech

By Tod E. Kurt

The Jetsons will be proud!

A gizmo as cool as Roomba simply begs to be hacked. Now, with this publication and the reputable ROI specification supplied via iRobot®, you could develop into the robot engineer you could have continuously dreamed of being. construct a Bluetooth interface to your Roomba. flip it into an artist. set up Linux on it and provides it a brand new mind. a few hacks are sensible, others are merely enjoyable. them all allow you to play with robotics, and never one will void your warranty.

  • Build a serial interface tether.
  • Set up a Bluetooth® interface.
  • Drive Roomba.
  • Play with sensors.
  • Make it sing.
  • Create a Roomba artist.
  • Use your Roomba as a mouse.
  • Connect Roomba to the Net.
  • Wi-Fi your Roomba.
  • Replace Roomba's brain.
  • Install Roomba-cam.
  • Put Linux® on Roomba.
  • Features a spouse internet site.

All this ? and it'll nonetheless fresh your floor!

Get the authentic iRobot Roomba Open Interface (ROI) specification and all code offered within the publication in ready-to-run shape at wiley.com/go/extremetech.

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Tartaglia's Science of Weights and Mechanics in the Sixteenth Century: Selections from Quesiti et inventioni diverse: Books VII-VIII (History of Mechanism and Machine Science)

By Danilo Capecchi, Raffaele Pisano

This publication provides a ancient and medical research as old epistemology of the technological know-how of weights and mechanics within the 16th century, relatively as constructed by way of Tartaglia in his Quesiti et inventioni diversified, publication VII and publication VIII (1546; 1554).

In the early sixteenth century mechanics was once involved quite often with what's now referred to as statics and was once known as the Scientia de ponderibus, often pursued via very various methods. the 1st was once often known as Aristotelian, the place the equilibrium of our bodies used to be set as a stability of contrary trends to movement. the second one, often known as Archimedean, pointed out statics with centrobarica, the idea of centres of gravity in line with symmetry issues. In among the 2 traditions the Italian pupil Niccolò Fontana, greater often called Tartaglia (1500?–1557), wrote the treatise Quesiti et inventioni various (1546).

This quantity involves 3 major elements. within the first, a old excursus concerning Tartaglia’s lifetime, his clinical construction and the Scientia de ponderibus within the Arabic-Islamic tradition, and from the center a long time to the Renaissance, is gifted. Secondly, all of the propositions of Books VII and VIII, through bearing on them with the Problemata mechanica through the Aristotelian college and Iordani opvsculvm de ponderositate through Jordanus de Nemore are tested in the historical past and old epistemology of technological know-how. The final half is relative to the unique texts and significant transcriptions into Italian and Latin and an English translation.

This paintings gathers and re-evaluates the current
thinking in this topic. It brings jointly contributions from wonderful specialists within the heritage and old epistemology of technology, in the fields of physics, arithmetic and engineering. It additionally provides much-needed perception into the topic from ancient and clinical issues of view. the quantity composition makes for soaking up studying for historians, epistemologists, philosophers and scientists.

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A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens: Best Breeds, Creating a Home, Care and Handling, Outdoor Fun, Crafts and Treats

By Melissa Caughey

Chickens make extraordinary pets, and Melissa Caughey presents all of the info teenagers have to elevate fit chickens and feature plenty of enjoyable doing it. protecting every thing from feeding, housing, and gathering eggs to quirky behaviors and humane therapy, Caughey’s enticing suggestion is helping young children comprehend the simplest how you can deal with their chickens. Spark enthusiasm with inventive actions like fowl forts and a veggie piñata for the flock, and feed greater than the mind's eye with egg-centric dishes like Mexican egg pizza. 

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Valve Amplifiers, Fourth Edition

By Morgan Jones

Valve Amplifiers has been well-known because the such a lot finished advisor to valve amplifier layout, research, amendment and upkeep. It offers a close presentation of the rudiments of electronics and valve layout for engineers and non-experts. The resource additionally covers layout rules and building concepts to aid finish clients construct their very own software from scratch designs that paintings. The author's procedure walks the reader via every one step of designing and developing, beginning with an summary of the fundamental operating ideas of valve amplifiers, the straightforward and intricate levels, the method of linking the levels, and finishing the layout.
The publication is constructed from seven chapters all of which come with a DIY advisor dialogue of functional features. The textual content begins with familiarization of the basics of electronics, that are crucial for designing and development valve amplifiers. specific cognizance has been paid to offering suggestions for questions which are frequently asked and confronted by way of novices in valve designing and building.

Valve Amplifiers is a masterful hands-on advisor for either specialists and beginners who paintings with tube audio apparatus, and for digital hobbyists, audio engineers, and audiophiles.

* the sensible advisor to research, amendment, layout, development and upkeep of valve amplifiers
* The absolutely updated method of valve electronics
* crucial analyzing for audio designers and track and electronics lovers alike

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