3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook

RepRap Cookbook is not, as the title might suggest, about building a RepRap styled printer. It is abouty using a repRap styped 3D printer. It starts with creating a 3D model using 123D Catch and then cleaning up, fixing, optimizing for 3D printing, and then printing a model using a variety of software. The range of software covered is impressive. It's a comprehensive snapshot of the tools and techniques that 3D printing hobbyists are...

Murder in the City: Twelve Incredible Case Files of the Kolkata Police

'A riveting book on real-life crimes and how the police solve them. We sleep in peace in a world made safer by these supermen and women in white.'--Sourav Ganguly, cricketer Brother kills brother using the plague bacteria as a murder weapon. A man is killed in his sleep and his body walled up in the house. A seemingly docile housewife masterminds a gruesome twin murder... The Kolkata Police is one of the oldest and most illustrious p...

The Art and Craft of Problem Solving

Used this book for my proof based math class to prepare for the Putnam exam. Problem set provided a variety of difficulty, and the introduction to each proof technique was good. It's not gonna specialized as a book solely devoted to number theory, per se, but this book gives you a well rounded selection of math topics. It was easy to read, relative to other math books, yet not too dumbed down neither. There are analogies between math...

Every Patient Tells a Story

"Lisa Sanders has written a beautiful, thought-provoking book about the sine qua non of medical care–diagnosis. She tells stories about great diagnostic triumphs and explains both the pitfalls and successes of diagnosis. Her patient stories captivate the reader as we try to solve the unfolding mystery. Through these stories we understand and remember the importance of accurate diagnosis." "Not ‘whodunit’ so much as ‘whatdunit,’ Lisa ...

Designing for Emotion

This was by far my favorite design book among peers like The Design of Everyday Things and Design for Hackers. In terms of bang for the buck, it definitely made me think more and understand more about design than its contemporaries. I am probably going to get the rest of the List Apart books after this. This book is a must read for any designer. Aarron Walter, lead UX designer for MailChimp, cuts to the heart of the matter in this ve...

A Course in Statistics with R

Clear and direct text, it teaches you since basic concepts until advanced, using a easy language and many examples. Great book Integrates the theory and applications of statistics using R A Course in Statistics with R has been written to bridge the gap between theory and applications and explain how mathematical expressions are converted into R programs. The book has been primarily designed as a useful companion for a Masters student...

How to Build a Successful Blog Business

I realized by reading Collis's book that blogging at its core a Publishing act. And with that, if I fulfil the requirements of absorbing Publishing as a job, it makes my life much easier to become the blogger I want to be. This book is the sign of a road cross between amateur and blogging as a professional.

Library Security: Better Communication, Safer Facilities

His expertise in law enforcement and conflict resolution in libraries offers positive leadership responses. This experience combines with his sense of humor to produce a literary contribution that is helpful, unique, and timely. Readers will enthusiastically determine that the pages address essential learning lessons for library administrative personnel and staff. Law enforcement agencies will also gain an awareness of related librar...

Building WordPress Themes from Scratch

This book is a very good introduction to writing a theme. It goes through creating the main page, side pages, and even custom formats using an existing HTML site made dynamic by adding WordPress functions. However, the formatting on Kindle looks like someone just hit the convert button and didn't check it over. The code is formatted like part of the text, and footnotes appear in the middle of pages. Also, the lack of an explanation o...