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- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 18.32
Every once in a while, an idea comes along that makes the entire world sit up and take notice. From the earliest understandings of our place in the solar system, via Darwinism, DNA, neutrons and quarks, right up to the theories that are pushing the boundaries of our knowledge today, we are forever propelled forward by our most gifted scientific minds.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 25.00 US$ 20.50
CREATE FIENDISHLY FUN SPY TOOLS AND COUNTERMEASURES Fully updated throughout, this wickedly inventive guide is packed with a wide variety of stealthy sleuthing contraptions you can build yourself. 101 Spy Gadgets for the Evil Genius , Second Edition also shows you how to reclaim your privacy by targeting the very mechanisms that invade your space.... more...
- Maker Media, Inc 2014; US$ 19.99
When companies develop a new technology, do they ask how it might affect the people who will actually use it? That, more or less, sums up Brian David Johnson?s duties as Intel?s futurist-in-residence. In this fascinating book, Johnson provides a collection of science fiction prototyping stories that attempt to answer the question. These stories... more...
- Headline 2014; US$ 10.99
The spies had come without warning. They plied their craft silently, stealing secrets from the world's most powerful military. They were at work months before anyone noticed their presence. And when American officials finally detected the thieves, they saw it was too late. The damage was done . . . It could have been the plot of a Tom Clancy thriller:... more...
- American Academy of Pediatrics 2014; US$ 59.95
Today?s teens are often referred to as Digital Natives due to their upbringing immersed in technological tools including smartphones and social media, while most of us who provide healthcare for this group remain at best, digital immigrants. These technologies present both new opportunities and challenges to teens? health, as well as their education... more...
- Free Press 2012; US$ 17.00
Providing abundance is humanity?s grandest challenge?this is a book about how we rise to meet it. We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp. This bold, contrarian view, backed up by exhaustive research, introduces our near-term future, where exponentially... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
Discussions of science and values in risk management have largely focused on how values enter into arguments about risks, that is, issues of acceptable risk. Instead this volume concentrates on how values enter into collecting, interpreting, communicating, and evaluating the evidence of risks, that is, issues of the acceptability of evidence of risk.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 16.99 US$ 13.59
Recent decades have seen a dramatic shift away from social forms of gambling played around roulette wheels and card tables to solitary gambling at electronic terminals. Slot machines, revamped by ever more compelling digital and video technology, have unseated traditional casino games as the gambling industry's revenue mainstay. Addiction by Design... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
Baron reveals that online and mobile technologies--including instant messaging, cell phones, multitasking, Facebook, blogs, and wikis--are profoundly influencing how we read and write, speak and listen, but not in the ways we might suppose. She reveals that email, IM, and text messaging have had surprisingly little impact on student writing. More troubling... more...