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  • WIRED (April 2016)

    The stressed out challenge is to inform the realm whatever they’ve by no means heard earlier than in a manner they’ve by no means noticeable ahead of. It’s approximately turning new principles into daily truth. It’s approximately seeding our neighborhood of influencers with the guidelines that may form and remodel our collective destiny. stressed out readers need to know how expertise is altering the area, and they’re attracted to gigantic, proper principles, whether these principles problem their assumptions—or blow their minds.

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  • Learning PHP Data Objects: A Beginner's Guide to PHP Data by Dennis Popel

    By Dennis Popel

    This publication begins with an outline of personal home page info gadgets (PDO), by way of getting began with PDO. Then it covers mistakes dealing with, ready statements, and dealing with rowsets, earlier than protecting complex makes use of of PDO and an instance of its use in an MVC program. eventually an appendix covers the hot object-oriented beneficial properties of Hypertext Preprocessor five. This ebook will consultant you thru the information layer abstraction gadgets in Hypertext Preprocessor. personal home page builders who have to use PDO for facts abstraction.

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  • High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering `07: by A. Marek, K. Kifonidis, H.-Th. Janka, B. Müller (auth.),

    By A. Marek, K. Kifonidis, H.-Th. Janka, B. Müller (auth.), Wolfgang E. Nagel, Dietmar Kröner, Michael Resch (eds.)

    This publication offers the cutting-edge in simulation on supercomputers. prime researchers current effects accomplished on structures of the Stuttgart excessive functionality Computing heart (HLRS) for the 12 months 2007. The reviews conceal all fields of computational technology and engineering, starting from CFD and computational physics and chemistry to computing device technology, with a distinct emphasis on industrially correct functions. providing effects for either vector-based and microprocessor-based structures, the booklet makes it attainable to match the functionality degrees and usefulness of assorted architectures.

    As the HLRS operates the most important NEC SX-8 vector method on the earth, this booklet provides a good perception into the opportunity of such structures. The publication additional covers the most equipment in excessive functionality computing. Its extraordinary ends up in attaining the top functionality for construction codes are of specific curiosity for either scientists and engineers. The e-book comes with a wealth of colour illustrations and tables.

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  • Linux Bible (8th Edition) by Christopher Negus, Christine Bresnahan

    By Christopher Negus, Christine Bresnahan

    More than 50 percentage new and revised content material for today's Linux surroundings will get you up and operating in no time!

    Linux is still a superb, reasonably cheap substitute to pricey working platforms. no matter if you're new to Linux or want a trustworthy replace and reference, this can be a great source. Veteran bestselling writer Christopher Negus presents a whole instructional full of significant updates, revisions, and hands-on routines that you can hopefully begin utilizing Linux today.

    • bargains an entire restructure, whole with routines, to make the booklet a greater studying tool
    • locations a powerful concentrate on the Linux command line instruments and will be used with all distributions and types of Linux
    • positive factors in-depth insurance of the instruments energy consumer and a Linux administrator have to get started

    This functional studying instrument is perfect for somebody wanting to arrange a brand new Linux computer procedure at domestic or curious to benefit the right way to deal with Linux server platforms at paintings.

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  • Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age by Kurt W. Beyer

    By Kurt W. Beyer

    A Hollywood biopic in regards to the lifetime of computing device pioneer Grace Murray Hopper (1906--1992) may move like this: a tender professor abandons the ivy-covered partitions of academia to serve her state within the military after Pearl Harbor and unearths herself at the entrance strains of the pc revolution. She works demanding to achieve the all-male desktop undefined, is sort of introduced down by means of own difficulties yet survives them, and ends her occupation as a celebrated elder stateswoman of computing, a heroine to millions, hailed because the inventor of computing device programming. all through Hopper's later years, the preferred media instructed this simplified model of her lifestyles tale.

    In Grace Hopper and the discovery of the knowledge Age, Kurt Beyer unearths a extra genuine Hopper, a colourful and complicated lady whose occupation paralleled the meteoric trajectory of the postwar machine undefined. either rebellious and collaborative, Hopper was once influential in male-dominated army and company agencies at a time whilst ladies have been inspired to dedicate themselves to house responsibilities and childbearing. Hopper's maximum technical success used to be to create the instruments that will enable people to speak with pcs in phrases except ones and zeroes. This enhance inspired all destiny programming and software program layout and laid the root for the advance of basic own pcs.

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  • Prozessübergreifendes Projektmanagement: Grundlagen by Gerhard Versteegen (auth.)

    By Gerhard Versteegen (auth.)

    Projektmanagement ist in Zeiten von enger werdenden Projektbudgets und Projektzeitplänen eine zunehmende Herausforderung geworden. Die Autoren geben wertvolle Hilfestellungen in Krisensituationen und zeigen auf, wie von Anfang an eine durchgängige Linie in ein Projekt gebracht wird. Ferner werden die diversen Schnittstellen zu den unterschiedlichen Disziplinen im software program Engineering aufgezeigt. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt des Buches ist der konkrete Einsatz eines Werkzeuges, das den gesamten Prozess aus Sicht des Projektleiters steuert. Weitere Themen sind Berichtswesen, Krisenmanagement, Risikomanagement sowie die Personalführung innerhalb komplexer Projekte.

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  • Fault-Tolerant Computing Systems: Tests, Diagnosis, Fault by Miroslaw Malek (auth.), Mario Dal Cin, Wolfgang Hohl (eds.)

    By Miroslaw Malek (auth.), Mario Dal Cin, Wolfgang Hohl (eds.)

    In den court cases zur five. Internationalen GI/ITG/GMA-Tagung }ber Fehlerorientierte Rechensysteme in N}rnberg standen checks, Diagnose und Fehlerbehandlung als Leitthemen im Mittelpunkt. Allerdings wurden auch die Themen Zuverl{ssigkeit, Verf}gbarkeit und Sicherheit in not easy- und Softwaresystemen behandelt. Der Tagungsband gibt mit eingeladenen und eingereichten Beitr{gen, die von einem internationalen Programmausschu~ sorgf{ltig ausgew{hlt wurden, eine ]bersicht }ber den Stand der Forschung, Entwicklung und Anwendungen aller Fehlertoleranz- und Zuverl{ssigkeitsaspekte.

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  • Advanced Intelligent Computing Theories and Applications. by Daowen Qiu (auth.), De-Shuang Huang, Donald C. Wunsch II,

    By Daowen Qiu (auth.), De-Shuang Huang, Donald C. Wunsch II, Daniel S. Levine, Kang-Hyun Jo (eds.)

    This ebook - at the side of the 2 volumes CCIS 0015 and LNAI 5226 - constitutes the refereed complaints of the 4th foreign convention on clever Computing, ICIC 2008, held in Shanghai, China, in September 2008.

    The 152 revised complete papers of this quantity have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a complete of 2336 submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on organic and quantum computing, clever computing in bioinformatics, computational genomics and proteomics, clever computing in sign processing, clever computing in trend reputation, clever computing in verbal exchange, clever agent and net purposes, clever fault analysis, clever regulate and automation, clever info fusion and safety, clever prediction and time sequence research, typical language processing and specialist platforms, clever image/document retrievals, network-based intelligence and automation, clever robotic platforms in line with imaginative and prescient know-how, and computational intelligence for snapshot analysis.

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  • Fehlertolerierende Rechensysteme: 2. GI/NTG/GMR-Fachtagung / by P. Corsini, L. Simoncini, L. Strigini (auth.), K.-E.

    By P. Corsini, L. Simoncini, L. Strigini (auth.), K.-E. Großpietsch, M. Dal Cin (eds.)

    In the decade of laptop technology improvement, we will realize a becoming curiosity in fault-tolerant computing. This curiosity is the results of a emerging variety of appl'ications the place trustworthy operation of computing structures is an important requirement. in addition to easy study within the box of fault-tolerant computing, there's an expanding num­ ber of platforms specifically designed to accomplish fault-tolerance. it's the target of this convention to supply a survey of current examine and improvement actions in those parts. the second one GI/NTG/GM~ convention on Fault-Tolerant Computing platforms has had a preparatory time of approximately years. In March 1982, the 1st GI convention bearing on fault-tolerant computing platforms was once held in Munich. one of many result of the convention was once to carry an organiza­ tional framework to the FTC neighborhood in Germany. This ended in the founding of the typical curiosity team "Fault-Tolerant Computing structures" of the Gesellschaft fur Informatik (GI), the Nachrichtentechnische Gesellschaft (NTG), and the Gesellschaft fur MeB- und Regelungstechnik (VDI/VDE-GMR) in November 1982. at the moment, it was once additionally made up our minds to agenda a biannual convention on fault-tolerant computing structures. one of many ambitions of this moment convention is to reinforce the family members with the foreign FTC group; hence, the decision for papers used to be prolonged not just to German-speaking nations, yet to different nations as well.

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