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Information Technology

  • ICT for Transportby Nikolas Thomopoulos; Mosche Givoni; Piet Rietveld

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are rapidly evolving and taking centre stage in everyday life in the 21st century alongside the increasing importance and value of information. This is particularly evident in the transport sector where ICT is greatly influencing our mobility and travel choices as well as travel experiences. With this... more...

  • Virtual Worlds as Philosophical Toolsby Stefano Gualeni

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Who are we in simulated worlds? Will experiencing worlds that are not 'actual' change our ways of structuring thought? Can virtual worlds open up new possibilities to philosophize? Virtual Worlds as Philosophical Tools tries to answer these questions from a perspective that combines philosophy of technology with videogame design. more...

  • The Information Dietby Clay A. Johnson

    O'Reilly Media 2015; US$ 16.99

    This is a softcover version of the title released in 2011; there is no new material. The modern human animal spends upwards of 11 hours out of every 24 in a state of constant consumption. Not eating, but gorging on information ceaselessly spewed from the screens and speakers we hold dear. Just as we have grown morbidly obese on sugar, fat, and... more...

  • A Student's Guide to Python for Physical Modelingby Jesse M. Kinder; Philip Nelson

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Python is a computer programming language that is rapidly gaining popularity throughout the sciences. A Student?s Guide to Python for Physical Modeling aims to help you, the student, teach yourself enough of the Python programming language to get started with physical modeling. You will learn how to install an open-source Python programming environment... more...

  • Grunt Cookbookby Jurie-Jan Botha

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 35.99

    This book will be useful to anyone who wishes to build anything from a static website to a more modern web application. Some basic JavaScript experience is preferable and some rudimentary knowledge of the Node.js platform could also come in handy. more...

  • Information and Knowledge Systemsby Pierre-Emmanuel Arduin; Michel Grundstein; Camille Rosenthal-Sabroux

    Wiley 2015; US$ 55.00

    The purpose of this book is to question the relationships involved in decision making and the systems designed to support it: decision support systems (DSS). The focus is on how these systems are engineered; to stop and think about the questions to be asked throughout the engineering process and, in particular, about the impact designers’ choices... more...

  • Apache Mesos Essentialsby Dharmesh Kakadia

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 31.99

    This book is intended for developers and operators who want to build and run scalable and fault-tolerant applications leveraging Apache Mesos. A basic knowledge of programming with some fundamentals of Linux is a prerequisite. more...

  • Decision-Making and the Information Systemby Maryse Salles

    Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00

    The purpose of this book is to question the relationships involved in decision making and the systems designed to support it: decision support systems (DSS). The focus is on how these systems are engineered; to stop and think about the questions to be asked throughout the engineering process and, in particular, about the impact designers’ choices... more...

  • New Technology-Based Firms in the New Millenniumby Gary Cook; Aard Groen; Peter van der Sijde

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 114.95

    The papers in this volume address key themes relating to improving our understanding of the processes involved in high-technology entrepreneurship and of the design of effective policy to promote it. Topics examined include start-ups, entrepreneurship clusters, inter-firm collaboration, and growth strategy for high-technology small firms. more...

  • Salt Essentialsby Craig Sebenik; Thomas Hatch

    O'Reilly Media 2015; US$ 33.99

    Get a complete introduction to Salt, the widely used Python-based configuration management and remote execution tool. This practical guide not only shows system administrators how to manage complex infrastructures with Salt, but also teaches developers how to use Salt to deploy and manage their applications. Written by two Salt experts, this book... more...