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Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses, Second Edition (Digital Formations)
By Peter Lang Publishing
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ean: 9781433132322, isbn: 143313232X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 292 reviews
Now in its second edition, Digital Contagions is the first book to offer a comprehensive and critical analysis of the culture and history of the computer virus.At a time when our networks arguably feel more insecure than ever, the book provides an overview of how our fears about networks are part of a more complex story of the development of digital culture. It writes a media archaeology of computer and network accidents that are endemic to the computational media ecology. Viruses, worms, and


War and Decision: Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism
By Harper Perennial
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mpn: black & white illustrations, maps, ean: 9780061373664, isbn: 0061373664,

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In War and Decision, former Pentagon policy chief Douglas J. Feith puts readers in the room with President Bush, Vice President Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and others as they considered how to prevent another 9/11. Drawing on thousands of previously undisclosed written sources, Feith offers the first inside view of these events as they unfolded. Through vivid narrative, frank analysis, and elegant writing, his account forever changes our understanding of this


Life After Death: Living Proof
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ean: 9780955705014, isbn: 0955705010,

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The author's lifetime of experiences with psychic Physical Phenomena, particularly in their spiritualist Home Circle between 1946 and 1958, with his mother, Minnie Harrison, as the medium, where he met and spoke with over 1500 materialised spirit people. A fine, readable, definitive book on Psychic Phenomena. Now revised, with many more photographs, additional material with regard to the Stewart Alexander circle and Spiritual healing and Index.Used Book in Good Condition.


Erasmus of Christendom (Hendrickson Classic Biographies)
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Born the illegitimate son of a priest, and plagued throughout life by illness and poverty, Erasmus of Rotterdam was sought everywhere for his wit and erudition. No man in Europe had so many friends in high places: a lifelong cosmopolitan, he moved from country to country, lodging in palaces and in the households of public printers, a friend of Thomas More and Henry VIII and a correspondent of Luther and the pope.A true man of letters, Erasmus wrote and translated tirelessly; arguing, teaching,


Key Element Guide ITIL Service Design (Best Management Practice)
By It Infrastructure Library
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Key Element Guide ITIL Service Strategy
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Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing
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The story of writing in the digital age is every bit as messy as the ink-stained rags that littered the floor of Gutenberg’s print shop or the hot molten lead of the Linotype machine. During the period of the pivotal growth and widespread adoption of word processing as a writing technology, some authors embraced it as a marvel while others decried it as the death of literature. The product of years of archival research and numerous interviews conducted by the author, Track Changes is the


Masterminds of Programming: Conversations with the Creators of Major Programming Languages (Theory in Practice (O'Reilly))
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mpn: 978-0-596-51517-1, ean: 9780596515171, isbn: 9780596515171,

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Masterminds of Programming features exclusive interviews with the creators of several historic and highly influential programming languages. In this unique collection, you'll learn about the processes that led to specific design decisions, including the goals they had in mind, the trade-offs they had to make, and how their experiences have left an impact on programming today. Masterminds of Programming includes individual interviews with:Adin D. Falkoff: APLThomas E. Kurtz: BASICCharles H.


The Life and Work of Leon Henkin: Essays on His Contributions (Studies in Universal Logic)
By Birkhäuser
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This is a comprehensive book on the life and works of Leon Henkin (1921–2006), an extraordinary scientist and excellent teacher whose writings became influential right from the beginning of his career with his doctoral thesis on “The completeness of formal systems” under the direction of Alonzo Church. Upon the invitation of Alfred Tarski, Henkin joined the Group in Logic and the Methodology of Science in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California Berkeley in 1953. He


The Computer - My Life
By Springer
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mpn: biography, ean: 9783540564539, isbn: 3540564535,

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Konrad Zuse is one of the great pioneers of the computerage. He created thefirst fully automated, programcontrolled, freely programmable computer using binaryfloating-point calculation. It was operational in 1941. Hebuilt his first machines in Berlin during the Second WorldWar, with bombs falling all around, and after the war hebuilt up a company that was taken over by Siemens in 1967.Zuse was an inventor in the traditional style, full ofphantastic ideas, but also gifted with a powerful


CJKV Information Processing: Chinese, Japanese, Korean & Vietnamese Computing
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First published a decade ago, CJKV Information Processing quickly became the unsurpassed source of information on processing text in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. It has now been thoroughly updated to provide web and application developers with the latest techniques and tools for disseminating information directly to audiences in East Asia. This second edition reflects the considerable impact that Unicode, XML, OpenType, and newer operating systems such as Windows XP, Vista, Mac OS


Giants of Computing: A Compendium of Select, Pivotal Pioneers
By Springer
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It has been upon the shoulders of giants that the modern world has been forged. This accessible compendium presents an insight into the great minds responsible for the technology which has transformed our lives. Each pioneer is introduced with a brief biography, followed by a concise account of their key contributions to their discipline. The selection covers a broad spread of historical and contemporary figures from theoreticians to entrepreneurs, highlighting the richness of the field of


Legal Guide to Web & Software Development (book with CD-Rom)
By Nolo
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Protect your rights, and your hard work! The laws covering website and software development are complex and confusing, but if you don't untangle them, it could cost you thousands of dollars in attorneys' fees and lawsuits. Fortunately, Legal Guide to Web & Software Development decodes this complex area of the law, thoroughly and in reader-friendly English. It also provides contracts, agreements and legal forms on CD-ROM, with step-by-step instructions for filling them out, so you can protect


Copyright In Cyberspace 2: Questions And Answers For Librarians
By Brand: Neal-Schuman Publishers
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ean: 9781555705176, isbn: 1555705170,

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You've been floating through cyberspace wondering if you are using and dispensing information legally. Worry, no more! Now, you have the answers at your fingertips. Written in an easy-to-understand question-and-answer format, this handbook provides the guidelines you need without confusing technical jargon and legalese. Topics covered include: hyperlinks and framing, browsing and caching, digital images, interlibrary loan and resource sharing, e-reserves and class-based Web pages, library


Knowledge Representation: Logical, Philosophical, and Computational Foundations
By Brand: Brooks / Cole
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ean: 9780534949655, isbn: 0534949657,

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John Sowa integrates logic, philosophy, linguistics, and computer science into this study of knowledge and its various models and implementations. His definitive new book shows how techniques of artificial intelligence, database design, and object-oriented programming help make knowledge explicit in a form that computer systems can use. The first three chapters are devoted to logic, ontology, and computable models of reality. Remaining chapters apply theories to the analysis of problems stated


Cyberthreats: The Emerging Fault Lines of the Nation State
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195385014, isbn: 0195385012,

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As new technologies develop, terrorist groups are developing new methods of attack by using the Internet, and by using cyberspace as a battlefield, it has become increasingly difficult to discover the identity of attackers and bring them to justice. The seemingly limitless boundaries of cyberspace has allowed virtually anyone to launch an attack from a remote and anonymous location. But once these attacks occur, it raises several important questions; who should respond, and how?; how should


The Broadcast Century and Beyond, Fifth Edition: A Biography of American Broadcasting
By imusti
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mpn: 9780240812366, ean: 9780240812366, isbn: 0240812360,

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The Broadcast Century and Beyond is a popular history of the most influential and innovative industry of the century. The story of broadcasting is told in a direct and informal style, blending personal insight and authoritative scholarship to fully capture the many facets of this dynamic industry. The book vividly depicts the events, people, programs, and companies that made television and radio dominant forms of communication. The latest edition includes coverage of all the technologies that


The Dream Machine: J.C.R. Licklider and the Revolution That Made Computing Personal
By Viking
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ean: 9780670899760, isbn: 0670899763,

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A study of the evolution of the modern computer profiles the work of MIT psychologist J. C. R. Licklider, whose visionary dream of a ''human-computer symbiosis'' transformed the course of modern science and led to the development of the personal computer. 35,000 first printing. While it's true that no one person's vision encompassed all of what we now consider personal computing, we can't help but focus on individual effort as we try to understand how we got here. Science writer M. Mitchell


Categories and Types in Logic, Language, and Physics: Essays dedicated to Jim Lambek on the Occasion of this 90th Birthday (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)
By Springer
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mpn: 61 black & white illustrations, biograph, ean: 9783642547881, isbn: 3642547885,

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For more than 60 years, Jim Lambek has been a profoundly inspirational mathematician, with groundbreaking contributions to algebra, category theory, linguistics, theoretical physics, logic and proof theory. This Festschrift was put together on the occasion of his 90th birthday. The papers in it give a good picture of the multiple research areas where the impact of Jim Lambek's work can be felt. The volume includes contributions by prominent researchers and by their students, showing how Jim


Language Comprehension: A Biological Perspective
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mpn: biography, ean: 9783642642012, isbn: 3642642012,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
The second edition of the book on language comprehension in honor of Pim Levelt's sixtieth birthday has been released before he turns sixty-one. Some things move faster than the years of age. This seems to be especially true for advances in science. Therefore, the present edition entails changes in some of the chapters and incorporates an update of the current literature. I would like to thank all contributors for their cooperation in making a second edition possible such a short time after the



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