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.

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.

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology

Titre : Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology
Auteur : Harry Henderson
Éditeur : Infobase Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781438110035
Libération : 2009-01-01

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Presents an illustrated A-Z encyclopedia containing approximately 600 entries on computer and technology related topics.

Anti hacker Tool Kit

Titre : Anti hacker Tool Kit
Auteur : Mike Shema
Éditeur : McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
ISBN-13 : 0072230207
Libération : 2004

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Presents a useful resource for network professionals looking to protect their systems. This book is a companion to Hacking Exposed.

The Hidden Persuaders

Titre : The Hidden Persuaders
Auteur : Vance Packard
Éditeur : Ig Pub
ISBN-13 : 097884310X
Libération : 2007

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A discussion of how modern advertising attempts to control our thoughts and desires in order to make us buy the products it produces. Exploring the use of consumer motivational research and other psychological techniques, including subliminal tactics, this book shows how advertisers secretly manipulate mass desire for consumer goods and products. In addition, Packard also discusses advertising in politics, predicting the way image and personality rapidly came to overshadow real issues in the televised age.

Memory Management

Titre : Memory Management
Auteur : Bill Blunden
Éditeur : Wordware
ISBN-13 : 1556223471
Libération : 2001-12

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Memory Management: Algorithms and Implementation in C/C++ describes how to construct production-quality memory managers. This approach includes both high-performance explicit memory managers and more intricate garbage collectors like those popularized by the Java Virtual Machine. Every implementation is complemented by an in-depth presentation of theory, benchmark tests, extensive source code examples, and a discussion of each implementation's trade-offs.

Gulliver s Travels

Titre : Gulliver s Travels
Auteur : Jonathan Swift
Éditeur : Collector's Library
ISBN-13 : 1904633714
Libération : 2004

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The unusual voyages of Englishman Lemuel Gulliver carry him to such strange locales as Lilliput, where the inhabitants are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; an island of sorcerers; and a nation ruled by horses.

10 PRINT CHR 205 5 RND 1 GOTO 10

Titre : 10 PRINT CHR 205 5 RND 1 GOTO 10
Auteur : Nick Montfort
Éditeur : MIT Press
ISBN-13 : 9780262304573
Libération : 2012-11-23

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This book takes a single line of code -- the extremely concise BASIC program for the Commodore 64 inscribed in the title -- and uses it as a lens through which to consider the phenomenon of creative computing and the way computer programs exist in culture. The authors of this collaboratively written book treat code not as merely functional but as a text -- in the case of 10 PRINT, a text that appeared in many different printed sources -- that yields a story about its making, its purpose, its assumptions, and more. They consider randomness and regularity in computing and art, the maze in culture, the popular BASIC programming language, and the highly influential Commodore 64 computer.

Our Enemies in Blue

Titre : Our Enemies in Blue
Auteur : Kristian Williams
Éditeur : AK Press
ISBN-13 : 9781849352154
Libération : 2015-08-03

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Let's begin with the basics: violence is an inherent part of policing. The police represent the most direct means by which the state imposes its will on the citizenry. They are armed, trained, and authorized to use force. Like the possibility of arrest, the threat of violence is implicit in every police encounter. Violence, as well as the law, is what they represent. Using media reports alone, the Cato Institute's last annual study listed nearly seven thousand victims of police "misconduct" in the United States. But such stories of police brutality only scratch the surface of a national epidemic. Every year, tens of thousands are framed, blackmailed, beaten, sexually assaulted, or killed by cops. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent on civil judgments and settlements annually. Individual lives, families, and communities are destroyed. In this extensively revised and updated edition of his seminal study of policing in the United States, Kristian Williams shows that police brutality isn't an anomaly, but is built into the very meaning of law enforcement in the United States. From antebellum slave patrols to today's unarmed youth being gunned down in the streets, "peace keepers" have always used force to shape behavior, repress dissent, and defend the powerful. Our Enemies in Blue is a well-researched page-turner that both makes historical sense of this legalized social pathology and maps out possible alternatives.

Origins of the Crash

Titre : Origins of the Crash
Auteur : Roger Lowenstein
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 1594200033
Libération : 2004-01-01

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A financial journalist presents an analysis of the stock market and economics of the 1990s, examining the causes of the crisis and discussing the collapse of Enron, the dot-com bubble, and the accounting scandal and Andersen.