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World's Most Baffling Puzzles

By Charles Barry Townsend

"Push your artistic considering button prior to making an attempt those ninety eight note and quantity puzzle gemstones. Townsend serves up tantalizing teasers, a few simply solved and a few not...including magic squares, progressions, and substitutions, rebus, and object-moving demanding situations. Scintillating addition to any teacher's bookshelf--not simply math teachers--and a plus for library collections. Index."-- "Booklist. 128 pages, a hundred b/w illus., five 3/8 x eight 1/4.

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Creativity in the Digital Age (Springer Series on Cultural Computing)

This edited ebook discusses the fascinating box of electronic Creativity. via exploring the present kingdom of the artistic industries, the authors express how applied sciences are reshaping our artistic procedures and the way they're affecting the leading edge production of recent items. Readers will notice how inventive creation methods are ruled through electronic information transmission which makes the relationship among humans, rules and artistic approaches effortless to accomplish inside collaborative and co-creative environments. due to the fact that we depend on our senses to appreciate our international, possibly of extra value is that applied sciences via 3D printing are strolling back from the electronic to the actual international. Written through an interdisciplinary team of researchers this notion scary publication will entice teachers and scholars from a variety of backgrounds operating or drawn to the applied sciences which are shaping our reports of the long run.

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Exam 98-365 MTA Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

Scholars who're starting reports in expertise want a powerful starting place within the fundamentals ahead of relocating directly to extra complicated know-how classes and certification programs. The Microsoft know-how affiliate (MTA) is a brand new and cutting edge certification music designed to supply a pathway for destiny good fortune in know-how classes and careers. The MTA software curriculum is helping teachers train and validate basic know-how ideas and offers scholars with a starting place for his or her careers in addition to the arrogance they should reach complex experiences. by using MOAC MTA titles you could support verify your scholars destiny good fortune out and in of the classroom. Server basics comparable to handling home windows Servers (including virtualization) and garage, in addition to tracking and troubleshooting servers are integrated. It additionally covers such subject matters as crucial naming, listing, and print prone. scholars additionally research of renowned home windows community prone and purposes.

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Engineering Happiness: A New Approach for Building a Joyful Life

By Manel Baucells

Manel Baucells and Rakesh Sarin were accomplishing ground-breaking learn on happiness for greater than a decade, and during this publication they distill their provocative findings right into a vigorous, obtainable advisor for a large viewers of readers. Integrating their very own study with the newest considering within the behavioral and social sciences—including administration technology, psychology, and economics—they supply a brand new method of the puzzle of happiness. Woven all through with knowledge from the world’s religions and literatures, Engineering Happiness has anything to supply everyone—regardless of historical past, occupation, or aspiration—who desires to higher comprehend, regulate, and achieve a extra pleased life.

• exhibits how a number of significant rules can clarify how happiness works and why it's so elusive

• Demonstrates how the essence of achieving happiness is choice

• Explores the right way to steer clear of happiness traps

• Tells tips on how to realize happiness triggers in daily life

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The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living

By Nathan Williams

New York Times bestseller

whilst The family members desk was released in 2013, it reworked the best way readers around the globe considered small gatherings. during this much-anticipated follow-up, relatives founder Nathan Williams showcases how embracing that very same ethos—of slowing down, simplifying your lifestyles, and cultivating community—allows you to create a extra thought of, appealing, and intimate residing space.

The family members domestic takes readers within 35 houses world wide, from the U.S., Scandinavia, Japan, and past. a few have developed glossy city houses from blueprints, whereas others nurture their home’s lengthy heritage. What all of those areas have in universal is that they’ve been prepare rigorously, slowly, and with nice goal. that includes inviting photos and insightful profiles, interviews, and essays, each one domestic journey is bound to inspire.

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3D Printing: A Practical Guide for Librarians (Practical Guides for Librarians)

Planning and enforcing a 3D printing provider in a library could appear like a frightening job. established upon the authors’ adventure as early adopters of 3D know-how and operating a profitable 3D printing provider at a wide educational library, this advisor offers the stairs to stick to whilst launching a provider in any form of library.

Detailed assistance and over 50 photos supply readers with sage assistance and special directions on:

  • planning a proposal
  • printer choice tips
  • preparing the location
  • addressing employees issues for brand new service
  • developing provider workflows and procedures
  • managing inevitable disasters
  • developing policies
  • conducting the “reference interview” for 3D printing
  • staff education tips
  • outreach activities


This publication brings into one position the entire tips you wish for constructing and enforcing a 3D printing carrier in any library.

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Android Security Internals: An In-Depth Guide to Android's Security Architecture

By Nikolay Elenkov

"I in truth did not think i would examine a lot from the booklet simply because i have been engaged on Android defense for a few years. This trust couldn't were extra fallacious. Android safeguard Internals has earned an everlasting spot on my place of work bookshelf."—Jon "jcase" Sawyer, from the Foreword

There are multiple billion Android units in use this day, each a possible aim. regrettably, many primary Android safety features were little greater than a black field to all however the so much elite protection professionals—until now.

In Android safety Internals, best Android protection professional Nikolay Elenkov takes us below the hood of the Android protection method. Elenkov describes Android safety structure from the ground up, delving into the implementation of significant security-related parts and subsystems, like Binder IPC, permissions, cryptographic services, and gadget administration.

You'll learn:

  • How Android permissions are declared, used, and enforced
  • How Android manages software programs and employs code signing to make sure their authenticity
  • How Android implements the Java Cryptography structure (JCA) and Java safe Socket Extension (JSSE) frameworks
  • About Android's credential garage process and APIs, which enable functions shop cryptographic keys securely
  • About the web account administration framework and the way Google debts combine with Android
  • About the implementation of validated boot, disk encryption, lockscreen, and different gadget defense features
  • How Android's bootloader and restoration OS are used to accomplish complete procedure updates, and the way to acquire root access

With its extraordinary point of intensity and element, Android safety Internals is a must have for any security-minded Android developer.

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Entity Framework 6 Recipes

By Brian Driscoll, Robert Vettor

Entity Framework 6 Recipes offers an exhaustive selection of ready-to-use code suggestions for Entity Framework, Microsoft's model-centric, data-access platform for the .NET Framework and ASP.NET improvement. With this publication, you are going to examine the middle techniques of Entity Framework via a huge diversity of transparent and concise recommendations to daily info entry initiatives. Armed with this adventure, you can be able to dive deep into Entity Framework, test with new methods, and boost how one can clear up even the main tricky info entry demanding situations. when you are a developer who loves to examine via instance, then this is often the perfect ebook for you.

  • Gives ready-to-use, real-world recipes that can assist you with daily initiatives
  • Places powerful specialise in DbContext and the Code First process
  • Covers new beneficial properties resembling Asynch question and shop, Codebased Configuration, Connection Resiliency, Dependency answer, and masses extra

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Lonely Planet Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Tim Bewer, Stuart Butler

Lonely Planet: The world's best shuttle consultant publisher

Lonely Planet Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland is your passport to the entire such a lot appropriate and up to date suggestion on what to determine, what to bypass, and what hidden discoveries look ahead to you. discover the crooked alleyways of Harar, gape on the rock work of Las Geel, or event the calcareous chimneys of Lac Abbe; all together with your depended on commute significant other. Get to the center of Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somaliland and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland trip Guide:

  • Colour maps and photographs all through
  • Highlights and itineraries convey you the easiest solution to tailor your journey for your personal own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips prevent money and time and assist you get round like a neighborhood, averting crowds and bother spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - together with hours of operation, cellphone numbers, web content, transit counsel, and costs
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - together with consuming, snoozing, sight-seeing, going out, purchasing, and hidden gem stones that almost all guidebooks pass over
  • Cultural insights provide you with a richer and extra lucrative trip event - together with customs, background, paintings, literature, poetry, song, dance, structure, politics, landscapes, natural world, and delicacies
  • Over forty five local maps
  • Useful features - together with Top reports, if you happen to Like (activity guide), and Month-by-Month (annual competition calendar)
  • Coverage of Addis Ababa, Djibouti urban, Hargeisa, Harar, Lalibela, Gonder, Tigray, Berbera, Lac Abbe, Lac Assal, Las Geel, Bahir Dar, Aksum, Mekele, the Danakil, Woldia, Arba Minch, and extra

The ideal selection: Lonely Planet Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland, our such a lot accomplished advisor to Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somaliland, is ideal for these making plans to either discover the head attractions and take the line much less travelled.

  • Looking for extra vast insurance? try out Lonely Planet's Africa guide for a entire examine the entire continent has to provide.

Authors: Written and researched by means of Lonely Planet, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Tim Bewer & Stuart Butler.

About Lonely Planet: all started in 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's best trip advisor writer with guidebooks to each vacation spot in the world, in addition to an award-winning site, a collection of cellular and electronic shuttle items, and a devoted tourist group. Lonely Planet's venture is to allow curious travelers to adventure the realm and to actually get to the center of the locations they locate themselves in.

TripAdvisor tourists' selection Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in favourite go back and forth consultant category

'Lonely Planet publications are, readily, like no other.' - big apple Times

'Lonely Planet. it truly is on everyone's bookshelves; it is in each traveller's palms. it truly is on cellphones. it truly is on the web. it is far and wide, and it is telling complete generations of individuals easy methods to trip the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

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IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale

By Mitch Steele

Explore the evolution of 1 of craft beer’s hottest kinds, India faded ale. outfitted with brewing suggestions from a number of the country’s top brewers, IPA covers thoughts from water remedy to hopping methods. incorporated are forty eight recipes starting from historic brews to recipes for the most well-liked modern IPAs made by way of craft brewers akin to Pizza Port, Dogfish Head, Stone, Firestone Walker, Russian River, and Deschutes.

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