Simple Solar Homesteading
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Simple Solar Homesteading

SIMPLE SOLAR HOMESTEADING: Self-Help This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid that wants to learn how to build simple solar projects to make life easier. Includes 15 plans with many pictures, drawings and material list. Learn to build: a solar cabin, solar composting toilet, solar water heater, solar food dehydrator, rainwater harvesting system, root/storm cellar, drill a water well and more... Also included:...

Arista Warrior: Arista Products with a Focus on EOS, 2nd Edition
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Arista Warrior: Arista Products with a Focus on EOS, 2nd Edition

Arista Networks has become a key player when it comes to software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center storage and computing environments. In this updated edition of Arista Warrior, renowned consultant and technical author Gary Donahue Network Arista Networks has become a key player when it comes to software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center, storage, and computing environments, and with their...

BIOS Disassembly Ninjutsu Uncovered
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BIOS Disassembly Ninjutsu Uncovered

Explaining security vulnerabilities,possible exploitation scenarios, and prevention in a systematic manner, this guide to BIOS exploitationdescribes the reverse-engineering techniques used to gather information from BIOS and expansion ROMs. SMBIOS/DMI exploitation techniques—including BIOS rootkits and computer defense—and the exploitation of embedded x86 BIOSare also covered.

PC Hardware: A Beginner's Guide
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PC Hardware: A Beginner's Guide

Ideal for PC owners looking for an accessible, easy-to-follow reference, this beginner's guide to PC hardware offers expert advice on every component--processors, motherboards, memory, BIOS, CD-ROM and DVD drives, video cards, and much more. You'll also get details on external devices, including monitors, printers, keyboards, and modems. The book covers both Intel and non-Intel CPUs and USB and AGP ports.

Serial Port Complete: COM Ports, USB Virtual COM Ports, and Ports for Embedded Systems
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Serial Port Complete: COM Ports, USB Virtual COM Ports, and Ports for Embedded Systems

PC COM ports, USB virtual COM ports, and ports in embedded systems are all addressed in this updated guide to programming, interfacing, and using serial ports. Topics include using .NET’s SerialPort class for COM-port communications on PCs; upgrading existing RS-232 designs to USB or wireless networks; and creating serial networks of embedded systems and PCs. Example circuits and code provide a quick start to projects. Installation a...

Arduino Playground: Geeky Projects for the Curious Maker
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Arduino Playground: Geeky Projects for the Curious Maker

Warren Andrews has compiled a brilliant collection of Arduino projects. They are for mid-level makers who understand soldering, electronics and programming basics even if they are not total experts. The book is for anyone, young or old, who is interested in this fascinating field. What is great about this book, in addition to the new Arduino material, is that it raises the knowledge and expertise level of the reader and increases his...

Apache Server 2.0 (Osborne Complete Reference)
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Apache Server 2.0 (Osborne Complete Reference)

Install, configure, administer, and secure the world's leading Web server using this comprehensive resource. Written by a lead Apache developer, this book provides you with all the hands-on guidance you need to administer Apache on multiple platforms.

Green Electricity: 25 Green Technologies That Will Electrify Your Future
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Green Electricity: 25 Green Technologies That Will Electrify Your Future

This fascinating book explores the pros and cons of the top 25 green electricity technologies, illuminating how each technology works and detailing the key hurdles each emerging energy strategy has to overcome before it becomes a viable option. Our existing electric utility industry and power supply and delivery systems are woefully outdated. Indeed, the existing power grid we use today uses 100-year-old technology! This book lays ou...

USB Design by Example: A Practical Guide to Building I/O Devices (2nd Edition)
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USB Design by Example: A Practical Guide to Building I/O Devices (2nd Edition)

USB Design by Example is an excellent approach to using USB - designs by example. I have tried several of the examples in both VB and VC++, and both are superb. On the embedded side, the explanations are both thorough and understandable. I had a question about one of the example programs, so I emailed John, expecting an auto-response or hearing back in a week or so. He responded in ten minutes with the solution. This is for a novice ...

WiMAX: Taking Wireless to the MAX (Informa Telecoms & Media)
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WiMAX: Taking Wireless to the MAX (Informa Telecoms & Media)

With market value expected to reach $5 billion by 2007 and the endorsement of some of the biggest names in telecommunications, World Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) is poised to change the broadband wireless landscape. But how much of WiMAX's touted potential is merely hype? Now that several pre-WiMAX networks have been deployed, what are the operators saying about QoS and ROI? How and when will device manufacturers int...