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- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
Leander Kahney, author of Inside Steve's Brain, gives us an intimate look at how the legendary designer made Apple iconic in his new book, Jony Ive. "Different and new is relatively easy. Doing something that's genuinely better is very hard." Jony Ive In 1997, Steve Jobs returned to Apple with the unenviable task of turning around... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 14.99
?Different and new is relatively easy. Doing something that?s genuinely better is very hard.? ?Jony Ive In 1997, Steve Jobs returned to Apple as CEO with the unenviable task of turning around the company he had founded. One night, Jobs discovered a scruffy British designer toiling away at Apple?s corporate headquarters, surrounded by hundreds... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 27.99
Behind the bitter rivalry between Apple and Google?and how it?s reshaping the way we think about technology The rise of smartphones and tablets has altered the business of making computers. At the center of this change are Apple and Google, two companies whose philosophies, leaders, and commercial acumen have steamrolled the competition. In the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
When one considers broadband, the Internet immediately springs to mind. However, broadband is impacting society in many ways. For instance, broadband networks can be used to deliver healthcare or community related services to individuals who don't have computers, have distance as an issue to contend with, or don't use the internet. Broadband can support... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 28.99
In an international landscape, where emerging newly empowered states are projecting economic and political challenges from Asia, Africa and Latin America, countries like Britain have to redefine roles for themselves in a new order that has reshaped the world. These new roles, as envisaged by David Howell, will rely far more on connectivities and fluid... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 28.99
Digital Dilemmas looks at the dynamics of power and resistance surrounding the internet. It focuses on how publics, nation-states, and multilateral institutions are being continually reinvented in local and global decision-making domains that are accessed and controlled by a relative few. Importantly it unpacks the ways in which computer-mediated power... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2013; US$ 24.95
The story of Compaq is well-known: Three ex-Texas Instruments managers founded Compaq with modest venture funding. Just four years later, Compaq was on the Fortune 500 list, and, two years after that, they had exceeded $1 billion in annual revenue. No company had ever achieved these milestones so rapidly. But few know the story behind the story.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 34.99
Unruly Media argues that we are the crest of a new international style in which sonic and visual parameters become heightened and accelerated. This audiovisual turn calls for new forms of attention. Post-classical cinema, with its multi-plot narratives and flashy style, fragments under the influence of audiovisual numbers and music-video-like sync.... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 11.65
In 2011, Apple officially became the most valuable company of all time. iPod, iPad, iTunes, App Store? the list goes on. Apple?s must-have products add up to one giant success story. So what?s their secret? What makes Apple the most innovative company on the planet? The answer: Apple does exactly the opposite of what any other company would do. Unlike... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
Examining the flow of technical knowledge between the US, Taiwan and Mainland China over the last sixty-five years, this book shows that the technical knowledge that has moved between these states is vast and varied. It includes the invention and production of industrial goods, as well as knowledge of the patterns of corporate organization and management.... more...