Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World
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Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World

"As readers follow Steiner in his whirlwind tour of algorithm applications, they will marvel at the versatility of a mathematical tool understood only by a small circle of experts. Readers peer over the experts’ shoulders long enough to trace the decision-tree logic of an individual algorithm and to follow the cascading dynamics of the linked algorithms that drive the “bots” now handling everything from putting astronauts into space ...

High Score! Expanded: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games, 3rd Edition
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High Score! Expanded: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games, 3rd Edition

In this lavishly illustrated full-color retrospective, discover never-before-seen photos that bring to life the people and stories behind the most popular games of all time, including Space Invaders, Pac-Man, Centipede, Donkey Kong, Asteroids, SimCity, Quake, Myst, Tomb Raider, and more. This is the inside scoop on the history, successes, tricks, and even failures of the entire electronic games industry.

The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X Ed 3
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The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X Ed 3

You need to slowly read and practice everything in this book. The software is huge and complex and the book is only the beginning. It is good as a reference too, when you don't remember something. After you feel comfortable using the FCPX, a logical next step is to learn some advanced editing options, which the book does not offer.

Medical Informatics in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Premier Reference Source)
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Medical Informatics in Obstetrics and Gynecology

"This collection explores the application of information technology to obstetrics and gynecology, and addresses the challenges of properly using health information from the internet and evaluating IT performance in health care." --Book News Inc. (March 2009)

The Principles of Beautiful Web Design 2nd Edition
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The Principles of Beautiful Web Design 2nd Edition

This second edition of The Principles of Beautiful Web Design is the ideal book for people who can build websites, but are seeking the skills and knowledge to visually enhance their sites. This book will teach you how to: Understand the process of what makes "good design," from discovery through to implementation Use color effectively, develop color schemes, and create a palette Create pleasing layouts using grids, the rule of thirds...

GPU Pro 360 Guide to Shadows
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GPU Pro 360 Guide to Shadows

Wolfgang Engel’s GPU Pro 360 Guide to Shadows gathers all the cutting-edge information from his previous seven GPU Pro volumes into a convenient single source anthology that covers various algorithms that are used to generate shadow data. This volume is complete with 15 articles by leading programmers that focus on achieving good visual results in rendering shadows. GPU Pro 360 Guide to Shadows is comprised of ready-to-use ideas and ...

Client-Centered Software Development: The CO-FOSS Approach
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Client-Centered Software Development: The CO-FOSS Approach

"Under Allen Tucker's leadership, he and his students created a state-of-the-art- software program to help track food rescue in the Lowcountry. Working with volunteers at various levels of technical expertise, this simple and effective tool enables Second Helpings, a food rescue agency that rescued over three million pounds of food in 2018, to document over 300 volunteers, 30 food donors, 60 recipient agencies and millions of pounds ...

The Hacker Playbook 3: Practical Guide To Penetration Testing
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The Hacker Playbook 3

There are many cybersecurity books out there, however The Hacker Playbook is different than the rest. A lot of books go over theory, but few actually walk the walk and detail how to pull off the techniques. The author explains techniques in simple-to-understand concepts while backing them up with real-life code. You can choose to read with broad strokes to understand the techniques, and/or get granular with the code to execute the te...

Compact Numerical Methods for Computers: Linear Algebra and Function Minimisation
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Compact Numerical Methods for Computers

This second edition of Compact Numerical Methods for Computers presents reliable yet compact algorithms for computational problems. As in the previous edition, the author considers specific mathematical problems of wide applicability, develops approaches to a solution and the consequent algorithm, and provides the program steps. He emphasizes usefu

Samsung Galaxy Tab A User Guide (With S pen)
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A User Guide (With S pen)

The latest additions to Samsung’s Galaxy Tab family—the Galaxy Tab S6 is packed with features and technologies to help you do more, experience more, and pursue your passions. While you might already be aware of the tablet’s popular showcase features—from the pro-grade camera with fully immersive Cinematic Infinity Display, Live Focus video to the edge-to-edge, the Galaxy Tab S6 come with a lot of innovative capabilities you could eve...