Books in Print

Titre : Books in Print
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015049090585
Libération : 2001

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

DOS Programmer s Reference

Titre : DOS Programmer s Reference
Auteur : Terry R. Dettmann
Éditeur : Que
ISBN-13 : PSU:000017088961
Libération : 1989

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The ultimate reference for DOS programmers features many undocumented DOS functions and helps maximize DOS programming performance. Includes in-depth coverage of DOS, BIOS, and DOS programming in other languages.

The Art of UNIX Programming

Titre : The Art of UNIX Programming
Auteur : Eric S. Raymond
Éditeur : Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN-13 : 0132465884
Libération : 2003-09-23

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The Art of UNIX Programming poses the belief that understanding the unwritten UNIX engineering tradition and mastering its design patterns will help programmers of all stripes to become better programmers. This book attempts to capture the engineering wisdom and design philosophy of the UNIX, Linux, and Open Source software development community as it has evolved over the past three decades, and as it is applied today by the most experienced programmers. Eric Raymond offers the next generation of "hackers" the unique opportunity to learn the connection between UNIX philosophy and practice through careful case studies of the very best UNIX/Linux programs.

Yes Africa Can

Titre : Yes Africa Can
Auteur : Punam Chuhan-Pole
Éditeur : World Bank Publications
ISBN-13 : 9780821387450
Libération : 2011-06-24

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Takes an in-depth look at twenty-six economic and social development successes in Sub-Saharan African countries, and addresses how these countries have overcome major developmental challenges.

Natural Hazards Unnatural Disasters

Titre : Natural Hazards Unnatural Disasters
Auteur : United Nations
Éditeur : World Bank Publications
ISBN-13 : 9780821380505
Libération : 2010

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"A combination of case studies, data on many scales, and application of economic principles...[this report] provides an understanding of the relative roles of the market, government intervention, and social institutions in determining and improving both the prevention and the response to hazardous occurrences."-Kenneth J. Arrow, Nobel Prize in Economics, 1972

International Handbook of Research in Arts Education

Titre : International Handbook of Research in Arts Education
Auteur : Liora Bresler
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 9781402030529
Libération : 2007-09-04

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Providing a distillation of knowledge in the various disciplines of arts education (dance, drama, music, literature and poetry and visual arts), this essential handbook synthesizes existing research literature, reflects on the past, and contributes to shaping the future of the respective and integrated disciplines of arts education. While research can at times seem distant from practice, the Handbook aims to maintain connection with the live practice of art and of education, capturing the vibrancy and best thinking in the field of theory and practice. The Handbook is organized into 13 sections, each focusing on a major area or issue in arts education research.

Game Architecture and Design

Titre : Game Architecture and Design
Auteur : Andrew Rollings
Éditeur : New Riders Pub
ISBN-13 : 0735713634
Libération : 2004

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A guide to computer game design, architecture, and management explores the application of design principles, shares the experiences of game programmers, and offers an overview of game development software.

Consuming Music Together

Titre : Consuming Music Together
Auteur : Kenton O'Hara
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 1402040318
Libération : 2006-01-09

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Listening to, buying and sharing music is an immensely important part of everyday life. Yet recent technological developments are increasingly changing how we use and consume music. This book collects together the most recent studies of music consumption, and new developments in music technology. It combines the perspectives of both social scientists and technology designers, uncovering how new music technologies are actually being used, along with discussions of new music technologies still in development. With a specific focus on the social nature of music, the book breaks new ground in bringing together discussions of both the social and technological aspects of music use. Chapters cover topics such as the use of the iPod, music technologies which encourage social interaction in public places, and music sharing on the internet. A valuable collection for anyone concerned with the future of music technology, this book will be of particular interest to those designing new music technologies, those working in the music industry, along with students of music and new technology.

Tactical Biopolitics

Titre : Tactical Biopolitics
Auteur : Beatriz Da Costa
Éditeur : MIT Press
ISBN-13 : 9780262514910
Libération : 2010-08-13

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Scientists, scholars, and artists consider the political significance of recent advances in the biological sciences.

Little Brother

Titre : Little Brother
Auteur : Cory Doctorow
Éditeur : Tor Teen
ISBN-13 : 1429972874
Libération : 2010-04-13

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Marcus, a.k.a "w1n5t0n," is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works–and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high school's intrusive but clumsy surveillance systems. But his whole world changes when he and his friends find themselves caught in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack on San Francisco. In the wrong place at the wrong time, Marcus and his crew are apprehended by the Department of Homeland Security and whisked away to a secret prison where they're mercilessly interrogated for days. When the DHS finally releases them, Marcus discovers that his city has become a police state where every citizen is treated like a potential terrorist. He knows that no one will believe his story, which leaves him only one option: to take down the DHS himself. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.